ACT & SAT Information

ACT & SAT

There are two basic college admissions test, the ACT and the SAT.  Students typically begin taking college admissions tests in the fall of their junior year.  Most students elect to take either or both of the tests more than one time.

ACT and SAT Pre-Tests:
  • Students take the ACT Aspire test in the spring of 9th and 10th grades.  Information about the test can be found at http://www.discoveractaspire.org/.
  • PSAT: The PSAT is offered to sophomore and junior students on the national PSAT testing date in October. The PSAT is used to qualify for the National Merit Scholarship Corporation during a student’s junior year.
 
ACT website:  
www.act.org
SAT website:  www.collegeboard.org
 
Test Prep:
                www.wiscareers.wisc.edu
                www.knowhow2gowisconsin.org
                http://privatecollegezone.org