Post-Secondary Entrance Exams
PreACT: The PreACT is a practice ACT exam and is offered to 10th grade students.
PSAT: The PSAT is the practice SAT and is administered to all 11th grade students.
SAT and ACT: The two major admission testing programs are the SAT and ACT. All post-secondary institutions accept either admission test. Students interested in applying to colleges should take the SAT and/or the ACT in the spring of the junior year and again in the fall of the senior year.
What’s the difference between the SAT and ACT? Visit http://www.princetonreview.com/college/new-sat-vs-act-infographic for more information.
SAT Subject Tests: The SAT Subject Tests are subject-specific exams required by some post-secondary institutions for some majors. Please check with specific schools for testing requirements.
Military Entrance Test
ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery):
The ASVAB is the most widely used multiple aptitude test in the United States. This test is available to 10th-12th grade students and is usually held at CCHS in November during school hours. The test is sponsored by the federal government and results are available to military recruiters. Refer to http://official-asvab.com for additional information about the exam.