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Understanding College Testing

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SAT vs. ACT

If you're a junior or a senior thinking about going to college then you're probably looking into taking the ACT or the SAT, but the question is which one is better for you? ACT? SAT? Or Both?

Here are some links to help you make an easier decision and to give you more information about what the two test for:

SAT/ACT http://www.princetonreview.com/sat-act.aspx

SAT/ACT http://www.kaptest.com/college-prep/test-information/sat-vs-act

SAT Subject Tests https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat-subject-tests/about/why-take

                                 http://sat.collegeboard.org/about-tests/sat-subject-tests

Test Prep

Check out these preparation courses and tutors available in the area.

https://www.fcasd.edu/hs-resources/files-forms/category/26-tutoring.html

Don't forget to check out these websites:

Khan Academy for SAT Prep https://www.khanacademy.org/test-prep/sat

ACT Test Prep http://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/the-act/test-preparation.html

Pittsburgh Prep www.pittsburghprep.com

The Princeton Review www.princetonreview.com

Kaplan Education Center www.kaptest.com

Test Dates and Registration Information

SAT - https://www.collegeboard.org/

ACT - http://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/the-act/registration.html#dates

CEEB Code for Fox Chapel Area High School is 393620

This list includes institutions that are "test optional," "test flexible" or otherwise de-emphasize the use of standardized tests by making admissions decisions -- without using ACT or SAT scores.  http://fairtest.org/university/optional 

 

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