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.Date (Regular Registration Deadline)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.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 2020Groves is scheduled to administer the SAT to Seniors (class of 2021) & Freshman (Class of 2024) September 23Groves is scheduled adminster the PSAT/NMSQT to Juniors (Class of 2022) October 14Groves is schedule to administer the Practice PSAT to Sophomores (class of 2023) October 14SAT, SAT Registration – www.sat.collegeboard.org
Upcoming testing (not at Groves)
Date (Regular Registration Deadline)August 29 (deadline: July 31)September 26 (deadline: August 26)October 3 (deadline: September 4)November 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.