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 2019-2020Date (Reg. Registration Deadline)Oct 26, 2019 (Sept. 27, 2019)Dec 14, 2019 (Nov. 8, 2019)Feb 8, 2020 (Jan. 10, 2020)
April 4, 2020 (Feb. 28, 2020)
June 13, 2020 (May 8, 2020)
July 18, 2020 (June 19, 2020)ACT 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.SAT Test Dates 2019-2020
Date (Reg Registration Deadline)August 24, 2019 (July 26)October 5, 2019 (September 5)
November 2, 2019 (October 2)
December 7, 2019 (November 7)
March 14, 2020 (February 13)May 2, 2020 (April 3)June 6, 2020 (May 8)SAT Registration – www.sat.collegeboard.org
Register for the SAT Exam and SAT Subject Tests at this site.
AP Exams – http://apcentral.collegeboard.com/home
NEW for Fall of 2019: REGISTRATION begins in October! This site provides course content and skills necessary to perform well on Advanced Placement Exams.