Tests for College Admissions
Colleges and universities across the country will accept results from either the ACT or the SAT for college admissions. Over 1,000 colleges and universities have adopted a test-optional admissions policy. To view the list, go to http://www.fairtest.org/university/optional.The State of Michigan uses the SAT as part of its testing program for all juniors. SAT scores from this testing date in April of junior year may be used for college admission applications.Advanced Placement Tests, if a student scores well, can be used to earn college credit or waive certain college classes. Individual colleges and universities handle AP credits differently.
ACT Test Dates 2020 COVID-19 will affect testing - check these testing websites for the most up-to-date information.
2020-2021 Test Dates (National) Test Date Registration Deadline (Late Fee Required) October 10, 2020
October 17, 2020
October 24, 2020
October 25, 2020 (Sunday)
September 17 September 18 - 25 December 12, 2020 November 6 November 7 - November 20ACT Registration – www.actstudent.orgRegister for the ACT Assessment at this site. Separate registration is required for the Writing Exam. The Counseling Department recommends taking the Writing Exam at least once.Guidance on upcoming at-home testing: https://www.act.org/content/act/en/k12-educators-and-administrators/counselor-newsletter.html#home-coming
SAT Test Dates 2020SAT, www.sat.collegeboard.org
Upcoming testing (not at Groves)
Date (Regular Registration Deadline)
September 23, FREE at Groves. Contact the counseling department to be sure you have a test reserved.
October 3 (deadline: September 4) Scores back Oct. 16November 7 (deadline: October 7)December 5 (deadline: November 5)
AP Exams – http://apcentral.collegeboard.com/home
REGISTRATION begins in October! This site provides course content and skills necessary to perform well on Advanced Placement Exams.