There is still time to take either the SAT or the ACT this school year if your student is a high school junior or senior. Check the SAT and ACT websites for up-to-date test site locations and dates. Testing dates may vary from site to site.
ACT testing dates for 2013:
Colleges in the west and Midwestern United States prefer the ACT for admissions. Check with college your child wants to attend to see which test is required. Fees starting at $35.00 are required to take the test. Check with the ACT for a complete list of all fees.
April 13, 2013, is the next date available for testing. You will have to register online and pay a late fee. Late registration closes on March 22, 2013.
June 8, 2013 is the final ACT test of the 2012-2013 school year. If your child is a high school senior and needs to take the test before college this fall, this is your last chance. Registration closes May 3, 2013. Late registration is from May 4 through May 17, 2013 and a late fee will be assessed.
The remaining test dates for 2013 are: September 21, October 26, and December 14. Registration deadlines should be posted by the end of March.
SAT testing dates for 2013
The SAT is the preferred test for colleges on the east coast of the United States. SAT tests are given every January, May, June, October, November, and December.
There are multiple fees associated with taking the SAT. If you just want to take the SAT stand alone test, without special subjects, the fee is $50. Each subject test is $23 for the basic test fee and then $12 for each subject. A complete fee schedule is on the SAT website.
May 4, 2013 is the next available test date for the SAT. The registration deadline for this test is April 5. The final test for the 2012-2013 school year is June 1, 2013. Registration closes on May 7 for this test. These are the final dates for high school seniors to take the test before college starts in the fall.
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