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2014/2015 test dates for the sat and act

2014/2015 SAT/subject Test Dates

test dates tests offered regular & late registration
CLOSING DATES
October 11, 2014 SAT I &
Subject Tests
Regular: September 12, 2014
Late: September 30, 2014
November 8, 2014 SAT I &
Subject Tests

Language Tests
Regular: October 9, 2014
Late: October 28, 2014
December 6, 2014 SAT I &
Subject Tests
Regular: November 6, 2014
Late: November 24, 2014
January 24, 2015 SAT I &
Subject Tests
Regular: December 29, 2014
Late: January 13, 2015
March 14, 2015 SAT I Regular: February 13, 2015
Late: March 3, 2015
May 2, 2015 SAT I &
Subject Tests
Regular: April 6, 2015
Late: April 21, 2015
June 6, 2015 SAT I &
Subject Tests
Regular: May 8, 2015
Late: May 27, 2015

 

2014/2015 ACT Test Dates

test dates regular & LAte registration
closing dates
September 13, 2014 Regular: August 8, 2014
Late: August 22, 2014
October 25, 2014 Regular: September 19, 2014
Late: October 3, 2014
December 13, 2014 Regular: November 7, 2014
Late: November 21, 2014
February 7, 2015 Regular: January 9, 2015
Late: January 16, 2015
April 18, 2015 Regular: March 13, 2015
Late: March 27, 2015
June 13, 2015 Regular: May 8, 2015
Late: May 22, 2015

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COntact info for psat, sat, plan, act
& subject tests

PSAT

Website: www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/psat/about.html
Email: psathelp@info.collegeboard.org

Regular mail:
PSAT/NMSQT Office
P.O. Box 6720
Princeton, NJ 08541-6720

Tel: (866) 433-7728
Fax: (610) 290-8979
TTY: (609) 882-4118


PSAT/NMSQT Services for Students with Disabilities

Website: www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/psat/contact.html
Email: ssd@info.collegeboard.org

Regular mail:
PSAT/NMSQT Services for Students with Disabilities
P.O. Box 6226
Princeton, NJ 08541-6226

Tel: (609) 771-7137
Fax: (609) 771-7944
TTY: (609) 882-4118

 

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SAT AND SUBJECT TESTS

Website: www.sat.collegeboard.org
Email: www.sat.collegeboard.org/contact (Submit info to site for email)

Regular mail:
College Board SAT Program
P.O. Box 025505
Miami, FL 33102

Tel: (866) 756-7346
Fax: (Not listed).
TTY: (888) 857-2477


SAT Services for Students with Disabilities

Website: https://www.collegeboard.org/students-with-disabilities
Email: ssd@info.collegeboard.org

Regular mail:
College Board SSD Program
P.O. Box 8060
Mt. Vernon, IL 62864-0060

Tel: (609) 771-7137
Fax: (866) 360-0114
TTY: (609) 882-4118

 

TO REGISTER FOR THE SAT:

Website:www.sat.collegeboard.org/register

Information You Need to Register for a Test:

1. Your name, date of birth, sex and social security number
2. Visa, Mastercard, or American Express #, month/year of expiration
3. Five digit test center code of wher you want to take the test
4. Four digit college or scholarship program codes

 

SENDING SAT & SUBJECT TEST SCORES

You can send your SAT and Subject Test Scores in two ways:

1. When you register for the SAT/Subject Tests, you recieve four free reports at no extra charge.

2. After registering, you can order SAT and Subject Test reports online, by mail or by phone (866-756-7346), but there is a fee. Go to your "My SAT" account to order score reports online. A list of fees is available here.

3. Score choice is available, but not all colleges allow for this. Information about how this works is available here.

4. Information you need to have when ordering Test Score reports:

• Your registration number and test date/s
• Your social security number
• The college code numbers for the schools to which you want the scores sent
• Your credit card number and expiration date
• Your birth date

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AP TESTS

Website: www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/ap/about.html
Email: apexams@info.collegeboard.org

Regular mail:
AP Services
P.O. Box 6671
Princeton, NJ 08541-6671

Tel: (609) 771-7300 or (888) 225-5427
Fax: (609) 530-0482

 

AP Services for Students with Disabilities

Website: www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/ap
Email: ssd@info.collegeboard.org

Regular mail:
College Board SSD Program
P.O. Box 8060
Mt. Vernon, IL 62864-0060

Tel: (609) 771-7137
Fax: (866) 360-0114
TTY: (609) 882-4118

 

Getting Your AP Scores

Website: www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/ap

 

Sending Your AP Scores to Colleges

Website: https://apscore.collegeboard.org/scores/score-reporting

Tel: 212-632-1780 or 888-225-5427

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PLAN AND ACT

PLAN has been replaced by ACT ASPIRE

ACT ASPIRE Website: http://www.act.org/products/k-12-act-plan/
Email: Submit online at: www.act.org/plan/contact.html

Regular Mail: (same as ACT)

ACT National Office
500 ACT Drive
P.O. Box 168
Iowa City, Iowa 52243-0168

Tel: (877) 789-2925

 

ACT Website: www.actstudent.org
Email: Submit online form: www.act.org/contacts/feedback.html

Regular mail:
ACT National Office
500 ACT Drive
P.O. Box 168
Iowa City, Iowa 52243-0168

Tel: (319) 337-1000

 

ACT Services for Students with Disabilities

Website: www.act.org/aap/disab/index.html

 

Testing Centers

Center Testing #1: Standard Time National Testing with Accommodations. Also if re-registering to test with the same previously approved accommodations.

Regular Mail:
ACT Registration
P.O. Box 4068
Iowa City, IA 52243-4068

Tel: (319) 337-1270

 

Center Testing #2: Extended Time National Testing (50% time extension). Also if re-registering to test with the same previously approved accommodations.

Regular Mail:
ACT INC – EXT TIME (81)
P.O. Box 4068
Iowa City, IA 52243-4068

Tel: (319) 337-1851

 

Special Testing

Special Testing: with Extended Time and/or Alternate Test Formats Available (more than 50% time extension; not at a test center)

Regular Mail:
ACT Special Testing
301 ACT Drive, P.O. Box 4028
Iowa City, IA 52243-4028

Tel: (319) 337-1332

 

To register online for the ACTs

Link to Register for ACTs: www.actstudent.org/regist

Information You Need to Register for an ACT Test:

1. Your name, date of birth, sex and social security number
2. Visa, Mastercard, or American Express #, month/year of expiration
3. Five digit test center code of where you want to take the test
4. Four digit college or scholarship program codes

 

SENDING ACT TEST SCORES

Link to Send Scores: www.actstudent.org/scores/send/index.html

Automated Telephone Requests for Score: www.actstudent.org/scores/send

Rush Report Requests: www.actstudent.org/scores/send/costs.html

 

Information You Need to Have Your Test Scores Sent:

1. Your registration number and test date/s
2. Your social security number
3. The college code numbers for the schools where you want the test scores sent
4. Credit card number and expiration date

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COLLEGES that accept the act instead of
the sat & subject tests

A growing number of colleges now say that they accept the ACT with Writing in lieu of their Subject Test requirements.

Here is a list of colleges that offer this practice:

Amherst College
Barnard College
Boston College
Boston University
Brown University
Bryn Mawr College
Duke University
Haverford College
Pomona College (ACT may be submitted in lieu of SAT and 2 Subject Tests)
Tufts University
University of Pennsylvania
Vassar College
Wellesley College
Wesleyan University
Yale University

 

COLLEGES THAT ACCEPT SUBJECT TESTS IN LIEU OF THE SAT AND/OR ACT

A few colleges accept a stated number of Subject Tests in lieu of the SAT or ACT. Here is a list of those colleges:

Colby College (SAT or ACT or 3 Subject Tests)
Hamilton College
Middlebury College (SAT or ACT or 3 Subject Tests)
New York University (SAT or ACT or 3 Subject Tests)

The above Information was gathered from individual college websites and is as accurate and up-to-date as we know, but admissions policies are always changing. Therefore, please check each college's website for the latest testing information.

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colleges that require subject tests

colleges that require two subject tests

No college in the U.S. requires more than two Subject Tests. However, some of the most competitive colleges are impressed when a student takes and reports more than two Subject Tests.

Sometimes colleges require certain Subject Tests to be taken, e.g., Cal Tech asks applicants to take Math Level 2 and either Biology, Chemistry or Physics. Also, some colleges have Subject Test requirements for specific majors or programs, (e.g., Engineering, science, dual degree and/or Honors Programs) or for class placement purposes once a student is enrolled in a college.

When a college says it requires Subject Tests, what that means is you must submit two Subject Tests in order to be considered for admission.

Here are some of the colleges that require two Subject Tests:

Amherst College
Barnard College
Boston College
Boston University
Brandeis University
Brown University
Bryn Mawr College
California Institute of Technology
Carnegie Mellon University
Columbia University
Cooper Union
Cornell University
Dartmouth College
Duke University
Franklin Olin College of Engineering
Harvard and Radcliffe Colleges
Harvey Mudd College
Haverford College
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
McGill University
Pomona College
Princeton University
Rice University
Swarthmore College
Tufts University
University of Pennsylvania
Vassar College
Washington and Lee University
Webb Institute
Wellesley College
Wesleyan University
Williams College
Yale University

 

COLLEGES THAT RECOMMEND SUBJECT TESTS

Theoretically, if a college "Recommends" Subject Tests, a student is not required to submit any Subject Test scores in order to meet a college's admissions requirements. However, in order to be considered a strong candidate, it behooves an applicant to follow each college's recommendations, including the number of tests they suggest you take.

Also know that sometimes colleges have certain Subject Test requirements for specific majors or programs, (e.g., Engineering, science, dual degree and/or Honors Programs) or for certain types of students (e.g., international students, home-schooled students.) or for class placement purposes once a student is enrolled in a college.

Here are some of the colleges that recommend Subject Tests:

Allegheny College
American University
Babson College
Carleton College (recommends 2)
Claremont McKenna
Cooper Union (recommends 2)
Davidson College (recommends 2)
Deep Springs College – requires either SAT or ACT, nothing about SAT II
Emory University
Georgetown University (strongly recommends 3)
Grinnell College (strongly recommends)
Hampden-Sydney College (recommends 2)
Hofstra University
Hollins University
John Hopkins University (recommends 3)
Lafayette College
Lehigh University
Mills College (strongly recommends)
Northwestern University (recommends 3)
Oberlin College (recommends 2)
Occidental College
Pitzer College
Pratt Institute
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Scripps College
Skidmore College (recommends 2)
Stanford University (strongly recommends 2)
Stevens Institute of Technology
University of Delaware (recommends 2)
University of Georgia
University of Southern California
University of the Pacific
University of Rochester
University of Virginia (recommends 2)
Vanderbilt University (recommends 2)
Washington University in St. Louis
Worcester Polytechnic Institute

The above Information was gathered from individual college websites and is as accurate and up-to-date as we know, but admissions policies are always changing. Therefore, please check each college's website for the latest testing information.

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test optional colleges

A list of current test optional colleges can be found at www.fairtest.org.

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conversion chart comparing act scores with old and new sat scores

A new conversion chart has just become available, comparing ACT scores with the old SAT scores and the new SAT scores:

act conversion chart

Source: Princeton Review

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