SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test)
The SAT is a college admissions test required by many colleges and universities as part of the college admissions process. The test has three sections: Mathematics, Evidence-Based Reading and Writing, and an Optional Essay. The SAT is offered in October, November, December, January, March, May, and June. You can register online and find more information on the SAT at https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/.
PSAT/NMSQT (Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test)
The PSAT is administered in October. Taking the PSAT can help you become familiar with the type of questions that will be asked on the SAT. Junior year scores can qualify students for the National Merit Scholarship Program. For more information on the PSAT/NMSQT, please visit https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/psat-nmsqt-psat-10.
SAT Subject Tests
The SAT Subject Tests are college admissions tests on specific subjects, including Mathematics, Science, English, History, and Languages). Some colleges require or recommend the SAT Subject Tests. Be sure to check the requirements for the colleges and universities in which you are interested to see if they are required. To register or find more information about the SAT Subject Tests, please visit https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat-subject-tests.
The ACT is a college admissions test required by many colleges and universities as part of the college admissions process. The test has four sections: English, Math, Reading, and Science. There is also an optional writing test. You can register online and find more information about the ACT at http://www.act.org/.