PSAT ASVAB ACT SAT AP The good news…most are optional. The bad news…you are encouraged to take some.
Preliminary SAT/ National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test Optional for all students Measures critical reading, mathematical reasoning, and writing skills that are important for success in college. Wednesday, October 16, 2013 8:15 am-11:30 am TBD Cost: $14.00 (Fee waivers available if you qualify for free and reduced lunch, see your counselor.) Register by signing up in the high school office. Only 50 tests are available, so the first 50 students to sign up will be allowed to test.
Only way to qualify for the National Merit Scholarship is to take the PSAT your junior year Earn scholarships and academic recognition The PSAT/NMSQT Program provides valuable resources that help students prepare for the SAT and take important first steps toward college Get feedback on how to improve academically Begin the college search process and explore colleges, majors, and careers
Required to enter the military Optional for all students Test coves eight areas: › general science › arithmetic reasoning › word knowledge › paragraph comprehension › math knowledge › electronics information › auto and shop information › mechanical comprehension Thursday, November 7, 2013 8:15 am – 11:30 am OHS – LGI Cost: Free Register by signing up in the high school office.
Required to enter the military Provides military entrance score Score can be used to give you an estimated ACT or SAT score Career exploration and planning program Offers an interest inventory to help students explore the world of work And it’s FREE!
Most widely used college entrance exam. Multiple choice test in four areas: › English › Math › Reading › Science › Writing is optional, but required by some colleges. Offered at OHS › Saturday, October 26, 2013 › Saturday, April 12, 2014 › Saturday, June 14, 2014 Cost: $36.50 non-writing or $52.50 writing (Fee waivers available if you qualify for free and reduced lunch, see your counselor.) If student has a documented disability, see your counselor for testing accommodations Register online at www.actstudent.orgwww.actstudent.org
Free Practice Test available in counselors office › See Testing Resources Symbaloo Free test prep using WisCareers ACT Online Prep ACT question of the day www.knowhow2gowisconsin.org www.knowhow2gowisconsin.org
College entrance exam used mainly for schools on the east and west coast. Offered 7 times throughout the year at area locations Needed for entrance into some four year colleges/universities Cost: $51.00 Register on-line at www.collegeboard.com (Fee waivers available if you qualify for free and reduced lunch, see your counselor.)www.collegeboard.com
May 2014 Cost $89.00 each Fee reduction for students with financial need. See your counselor More information to come in the spring.
Take a road trip ~ go out and visit colleges! Sign up in advance on the college website › Tour campus › Meet with admissions › Get a feel for what the campus is really like
National College Fair › September 24 th & 25 th › Minneapolis Convention Center › Over 400 college attending from all over the U.S. Wisconsin College Fair › October 7 th – UW-Barron County Rice Lake › October 8 th & 9 th – CVTC Eau Claire
Meet with reps who visit OHS – they are here to meet with students (Plus…they usually have free stuff for you) Upcoming visits: › 9/26Hamline University 8:15 am › 9/26WITC Both Lunches