|The ACT exam is a national college entrance exam published by American College Testing. The ACT is America’s most widely accepted college entrance exam. It assesses high school students’ general educational development and their ability to complete college-level work. The multiple-choice tests cover four skill areas: English, Mathematics, Reading, and Science. A 30-minute essay at the end is optional.
There are seven SAT test dates
The SAT takes three hours to finish, plus 50 minutes for the SAT with essay, and as of 2019 costs US$47.5 (US$62.5 with the optional essay), excluding late fees, with additional processing fees if the SAT is taken outside the United States. Scores on the SAT range from 400 to 1600, combining test results from two 200-to-800-point sections: Mathematics, and Critical Reading and Writing. Although taking the SAT, or its competitor the ACT, is required for freshman entry to many colleges and universities in the United States, many colleges and universities are experimenting with test-optional admission requirements and alternatives to the SAT and ACT
There are six ACT test dates
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The Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT)
The PSAT has been administered every fall since 1971. It used to be administered on a Saturday morning. In recent years, it has become a popular subject of discourse among test-takers on various social media networks, especially after the Wednesday administration of the test, when most students take it.Many of them poke fun at passages or questions in the PSAT that they find strange or amusing. The level of discussion is so significant that in 2013, the hashtag #PSAT reached trending status on Twitter near its administration date. This is despite the fact that since 2012, test participants have been required to copy and sign a statement agreeing to the test regulations, which include not discussing the test. Previously, that statement had to be written in cursive, a requirement that in recent years has drawn ire from both students and teachers, as many students find writing in cursive difficult. However, in 2015, the requirement to write the statement in cursive was removed.
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The best time for many students to take the SAT or ACT for the first time is on June before Junior year.
However, students should plan to take the SAT or ACT two or three times, within close proximity of each other. Here’s what the complete timeline looks like:
Your first test sitting should be in June of the summer before Junior year.
Your main prep window should be during the summer before Junior year.
Your second test sitting should be in the fall of Junior year.
Your third test sitting, if necessary, should be in the winter of Junior year.
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