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  1. page ACT and SAT edited ... When deciding whether to take the ACT, the SAT or both, the most important factor that you sho…
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    When deciding whether to take the ACT, the SAT or both, the most important factor that you should consider is: "What are the requirements of the college(s) you're applying to?"
    To meet application deadlines, you’ll need to have taken the SAT or ACT by early in your senior year. Also, if you took the ACT or SAT in your junior year but aren’t happy with your scores, the fall of senior year is your last chance to try again.
    The SAT examSATexam has three
    The ACT exam has four parts: English Language, Reading, Mathematics and Science. Each category receives a score between 1 (lowest) and 36 (highest). Those four scores are then averaged to generate the composite score used by most colleges. The average composite score is roughly a 20. That is, about 50% of test-takers score below a 20.
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  2. page ACT and SAT edited ... Students who receive SAT fee waivers are eligible for up to four Request for Waiver of College…
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    Students who receive SAT fee waivers are eligible for up to four Request for Waiver of College Application Fee forms.
    ACT vs. SAT
    ToWhen deciding whether to take the ACT, the SAT or both, the most important factor that you should consider is: "What are the requirements of the college(s) you're applying to?"
    To
    meet application deadlines at most schools,deadlines, you’ll need
    The SAT exam has three parts: Critical Reading, Mathematics and Writing. The scores from each section can range from 200 to 800, so the best possible total score is 2400. The average score for each section is roughly 500, so the average total score is about 1500.
    The ACT exam has four parts: English Language, Reading, Mathematics and Science. Each category receives a score between 1 (lowest) and 36 (highest). Those four scores are then averaged to generate the composite score used by most colleges. The average composite score is roughly a 20. That is, about 50% of test-takers score below a 20.
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  3. page Timeline edited ... Keep your grades up Take college preparation courses Visit college campuses (esp. during th…
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    Keep your grades up
    Take college preparation courses
    Visit college campuses (esp. during the summer)
    Sophomore Year
    Make sure your class schedule includes college requirements (foreign language, math, English, science)
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  4. page Application Process edited ... Often important registration and housing material is sent in the summer. Make sure to meet yo…
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    Often important registration and housing material is sent in the summer.
    Make sure to meet your deadlines regarding housing and meal plan.
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    as possible. Classes often fill, and registrationRegistration is usually
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    first-come, first-served basis.basis, and you don't want to procrastinate, and then find out that the classes you need/want to take are full.
    Attend college orientation
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  5. page Application Process edited Choosing a College What college or colleges are you applying to? Application Process ... …

    Choosing a College
    What college or colleges are you applying to?
    Application Process
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    application, including essay and application fee
    Request your high school transcript to be mailed to the college admissions office.
    Letters of Recommendation
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  6. page Application Process edited Choosing a College What college or colleges are you applying to? ... Register for your clas…

    Choosing a College
    What college or colleges are you applying to?
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    Register for your classes as soon as possible. Classes often fill, and registration is usually on a first-come, first-served basis.
    Attend college orientation

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  7. page Application Process edited Do you know: Choosing a College What college or colleges are you are applying to? Your co…
    Do you know:Choosing a College
    What college or colleges are you are applying to?
    Your college application deadline?
    1. Complete college

    Application Process
    College
    application, including paying application fee.
    2. Request
    fee
    Request
    your high
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    admissions office.
    3.

    Letters of Recommendation
    Keep track of the deadlines
    Post-Admissions

    After receiving acceptance letters, students should make their selection and meet deadlines for scholarships, registration, housing, and payment.
    Review
    review your admissions information to ensure you’ve completed the application process. (For example, have you chosen your housing and a meal plan?)
    Read all mailings from your college carefully. Often
    information.
    Often
    important registration
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    the summer.
    Register

    Make sure to meet your deadlines regarding housing and meal plan.
    Register
    for your
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    first-served basis.
    Attend college orientation
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