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.
COVID-19 will affect testing - check these testing websites for the most up-to-date information.
ACT Test Dates 2021Testing dates: April 17; June 12; July 17. view flyer above for all details before registering.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 2021
Upcoming testing (not at Groves*)
May 8, 2021
See SAT Subject Tests available on this date April 8, 2021
April 20, 2021 (for mailed registrations)
April 27, 2021 (for registrations made online or by phone)
April 27, 2021 June 5, 2021
See SAT Subject Tests available on this date May 6, 2021
May 18, 2021 (for mailed registrations)
May 26, 2021 (for registrations made online or by phone)
May 26, 2021* Groves will administer the SAT School Day exam with Essay in April 2021. Watch email for further informationKeep checking back for future dates, ordinarily SAT offers a test in late August.
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.