College Admissions Tests

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O.H.S. CEEB Code: 480835 

For the SAT Visit: www.collegeboard.com

For the ACT Visit: www.actstudent.org

For the PSAT Visit:http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/psat/about.html

For ALL Collegeboard Accommodations based on Disability, students must submit an Eligibility form. Students should allow approximately seven weeks for processing. See Mr. Wentz for SSD Eligibility forms and visit the Collegeboard site for more information on accommodations. www.collegeboard.com/ssd/ or contact Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) at 609-771-7137(voice), 609-882-4118 (TTY).

SAT -

The Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) is a nationally normed test of student critical thinking skills to determine chances of academic success at college. Administered seven times a year, the test is offered on Saturday mornings at Olympia High School and lasts over 3 hours and 45 minutes. The three areas scored are Critical Reading, Math, and Writing.  To see the 2011-2012 test schedule, click here.

 

SAT II -

Subject tests in specific subject areas offered several times per year. These tests are required by the more competitive colleges for admissions consideration. Check each college's website for specific admissions requirements.

 

PSAT -

The Practice Scholastic Aptitude Test is offered to sophomores and juniors in October of each year. It is an opportunity to take a test similar to the actual SAT under real testing conditions. Students receive detailed score information back which can help them assess their strengths and areas for improvement. Students who do well may qualify to participate in the National Merit Program.

 

ACT -

A nationally normed test providing testing in four sub areas: English, math, reading, and science. There is also an optional writing test. The test is offered locally on scheduled Saturdays at Capital High School and lasts several hours. Scores may be used by colleges in lieu of or in addition to SAT testing; check with the colleges to which you are applying..