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ACT

Student registration:  www.actstudent.org

About the ACT:  The ACT contains multiple-choice tests in four areas:  English, mathematics, reading and science.  ACT’s writing test is optional and will not affect your composite score. 

2018-2019 National ACT Test Dates

TEST DATE

REGISTRATION DEADLINE

LATE FEE REQUIRED

September 8, 2018

August 10, 2018

August 13 – 26, 2018

October 27, 2018

September 28, 2018

September 29 – October 14, 2018

December 8, 2018

November 2, 2018

November 3 – 19, 2018

February 9, 2019

January 11, 2019

January 12 – 18, 2019

April 13, 2019

March 8, 2019

March 9 – March 25, 2019

June 8, 2019

May 3, 2019

May 4 – May 20, 2019

July 13, 2019

June 14, 2019

June 15 – 24, 2019

 

LVMHS encourages students to take the ACT at least once prior to the STATE ACT test date for 11th grade students on March 20, 2019. 

SAT

Student registration:  www.collegeboard.org

About the SAT:  The SAT has four sections:  Reading, Writing and Language, Math (no calculator) and Math (with calculator).  In addition, an optional essay is recommended or required by some colleges. 

2018-2019 National SAT Test Dates

TEST DATE

REGISTRATION DEADLINE

LATE REGISTRATION DEADLINE

August 25, 2018

July 27, 2018

August 15, 2018

October 6, 2018

September 7, 2018

September 16, 2018

November 3, 2018

October 5, 2018

October 24, 2018

December 1, 2018

November 2, 2018

November 20, 2018

March 9, 2019

February 8, 2019

February 27, 2019

May 4, 2019

April 5, 2019

April 24, 2019

June 1, 2019

May 3, 2019

May 22, 2019

 

Free test preparatory lessons:

https://www.chegg.com/free-test-prep-lessons/act/

https://academy.act.org/

https://www.khanacademy.org/sat

 

COLLEGE PLANNING

College Board College Search:    https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/college-search

Explore your preferences and find out which college is a good fit for you.

Cappex College Search:  https://www.cappex.com/

Cappex exists to help you reach your first day at the college that is best for you. By creating a free Cappex account, we will show you colleges that are interested in you, give you the tools you need to make informed decisions, present you with eligible scholarships, and everything in between.  Just create your account with some basic info and we will walk you through it.

FastWeb:  https://www.fastweb.com/college-search

Explore thousands of colleges without leaving your house. 

CollegeNET:  https://cnsearch.collegenet.com/cnsearch/#/custom

Have no idea where to start when looking for a college?  Visit CollegeNet and get a list of potential schools for you. 

CAREER INFORMATION

MyPlanhttps://www.myplan.com/majors/index.php

See career options for a variety of majors in college. 

Occupational Outlook Handbook:  https://www.bls.gov/ooh/

The OOH can help you find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations. 

CareerOneStop:  https://www.careeronestop.org/

Your source for career exploration, training, and jobs.  Get wages, employment trends, skills needs, and more for any occupation. 

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