SAT/ACT Info

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Students who are thinking about attending a 4-year college or university directly after high school should take the PSAT/NMSQT, the SAT and/or the ACT.


WHAT IS THE PSAT?
The PSAT is a practice test for the SAT and is also the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (NMSQT) for 11th grade students.
WHEN? The PSAT is given at Capital High School generally in October. Watch for the posters around the school.
WHO? 11th grade students are given first priority for the test. If there is space available then the test will be opened up to 10th grade students.
PAYMENT/REGISTRATION? Payment and registration for the PSAT can be done at the ASB office.
QUESTIONS? Contact Nicole Sande at 596-8028 or at nsande@osd.wednet.edu                           


TAKING THE SAT AND THE ACT

Registration for the SAT and the ACT is done through an on-line registration system.

Capital’s CEEB Code, is 480829.  It is important to use this code when registering for college tests so your scores will be sent to Capital.

ACT Test Dates

SAT Test Dates

Because students are likely to perform better on one of the two major college entrance tests, one strategy is to take both the SAT and the ACT in the spring of the junior year, and then take one of the tests again in the fall of the senior year. Look at the test schedule well ahead of time to avoid paying late fees. Students who meet eligibility guidelines may qualify for a fee waiver. (ACT fee waiver, SAT fee waiver.)  See your counselor to request a fee waiver.

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Check out these websites for test-prep information. We also have test-prep books for you to borrow from the Career Center.  

 

 

 

SAT  www.sat.collegeboard.org/practice

ACT  www.actstudent.org/testprep

I Need A Pencil - Free  www.ineedapencil.ck12.org

March 2 Success - Free  www.march2success.com

MajorTests.com - Free  www.majortest.com

Number 2.com - Free  www.number2.com

4Tests - Free www.4test.com

Spark Notes - Free  www.sparknotes.com/testprep
Brightstorm's Online Learning 
www.brightstorm.com/test-prep

Chegg Test Prep www.chegg.com/test-prep/sat      www.chegg.com/test-prep/act

PrepFactory  www.PrepFactory.com 


Local companies are also available for tutoring for a fee.