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Standardized Testing

The SAT and SAT Subject Tests are a suite of tools designed to assess your academic readiness for college.

  • All SAT dates, deadlines and registration information for test takers in the U.S. can be found here and for International test takers here.
  • Some students opt to take SAT IIs or SAT Subject tests. Subject Tests are hour-long, content-based tests that allow you to showcase achievement in specific subject areas where you excel. You can read more about and register for Subject Tests here.

The ACT is a national college admissions examination that consists of subject area tests in English, Math, Reading, and Science. The ACT with Writing also includes a Writing section. You can read more about the ACT here.

  • All ACT dates, deadlines and registration information for test takers in the U.S. can be found here and for International test takers here.

Looking for test prep options locally or online? Email us for suggestions based on our work with a number of reputable test prep providers. One of our favorites is Hammer Prep in San Diego.

Online Prep Resources

Remember, not all colleges and universities require standardized tests. To read more about the test-optional movement and test optional schools, head over to FairTest.