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COLLEGE TESTING (PSAT, SAT, ACT, AP)

SAT update: If it’s safe from a public health standpoint for Future SAT administrations the College Board will provide the SAT administrations on: August 29, September 26, October 3, November 7 and December 5. SAT and SAT Subject Test Administration Updates

Students can now register for these administrations. Eligible students can register with a fee waiver. Students can get early access to register for August, September, and October if they’re:

  • Already registered for June
  • In the Class of 2021 and don’t have SAT scores

ACT update: ACT will continue to offer fall testing. They also will be offering a new individual section retest option this fall for those students who wish to retake only one portion of the exam. Updated Fall 2020 ACT Testing Schedule

Test-Optional Colleges & Universities

Colleges and Universities Going Test-Optional this Summer

Test-optional information can also be found at the National Center for Fair and Open Testing (FairTest)
FairTest list from June 28, 2020

Scoir houses a ton of resources and up-to-date information on the many schools going test-optional. Scoir also provides PSAT, SAT, and ACT information and testing advice. 

Test Prep

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SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

Where to Find Scholarships

Scoir Seniors and second semester juniors can access a list of scholarships and conduct a national scholarship search powered by Sallie Mae, through their SCOIR account. Scholarships are always based on specific criteria, so make sure you read carefully! Read about College Scholarship Strategy.

** NEVER pay for a scholarship search or application.

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COLLEGE RESOURCES

College Search

College Rep Contacts

Applications & Transcripts

Recommended Reading

BOOKS

  • The Truth about College Admission: A Family Guide to Getting In and Staying Together (Barnard & Clark)
  • College Admission: From Application to Acceptance, Step by Step  (Mamlet & VanDeVelde)
  • Where You Go is Not Who You’ll Be: An Antidote to the College Admission Mania (Frank Bruni)
  • There is Life After College: What Parents and Students Should Know About Navigating School to Prepare for the Jobs of Tomorrow (Jeffrey Selingo)
  • Colleges that Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think About Colleges (Loren Pope)
  • Fiske Guide to Colleges

TWITTER ACCOUNTS

  • @TampaPrep_CC – Facilitated by Tampa Prep College Counseling
  • @gtadmission – Facilitated by the Director of Admission from Georgia Tech
  • @grownandflown – All about Parenting Teens and College Kids

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