We recommend that all students take the SAT and/or ACT during the spring of their junior year and then again in the fall of their senior year.
ACT - actstudent.org
The ACT is a national college admissions examination that consists of subject area tests in English, mathematics, reading, and science. ACT results are accepted by all four-year colleges and universities in the US. ERHS testing code: 020368
SAT - collegeboard.com
The SAT is a globally recognized college admission test that lets you show colleges what you know and how well you can apply knowledge. It tests your knowledge of reading, writing, and math. Almost all colleges and universities use the SAT to make admissions decisions. ERHS testing code: 020368
SAT vs. ACT? The following links provide information about how the two tests compare:
PSAT/NMSQT – October 14, 2017 at ERHS
The PSAT/NMSQT assesses the critical reading, mathematics, and writing skills students need for college and beyond. Students grades 10-11 may take the test; however, only 11th grade students may use their results to qualify for National Merit Scholarship consideration. The cost is $20. Please see your counselor for more information. Payments may be made to the Cashier or through Parent Connect on Zangle.
ASVAB – October 25, 2017 & February 22, 2018
The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) helps students to identify their career interests and aptitude. Scores from this test are used by all branches of the military for job placements and recruiting. ERHS uses test results for career exploration only. For more information please visit the curriculum office.
Free PSAT Practice Tests: www.testclub.net/psat
Study Guide Zone: www.studyguidezone.com
Peterson Test Prep: This is available at your local public library. You will need a library card to access this test prep for free.
March2Success: Go to www.march2success.com to register for online test prep help. Site includes seven full length SAT and ACT tests, modules for math, English, science, writing and more. It can also be used as a study tool for the ASVAB. This site was developed by Peterson’s learning software company and is sponsored by the Army. Using the site is free and there is NO obligation to the Army.