Testing: ACT, SAT, etc.


Students who plan on attending college will need to take either the ACT or SAT.  Most colleges accept the ACT, while a small number of schools require the SAT.  The ACT stands for American College Test.  The SAT stands for Scholastic Aptitude Test.  Both of these tests are used as indicators to determine the level of success a student may have in college. To find out which test your choice of school requires, visit the school's admission website.  

How to Register: Register online at the ACT registration homepage.  Our School Code is 363490.  Mogadore High School is an ACT testing site.  To take the ACT here at Mogadore High School, use our Testing Site Code is 242530.   Practice materials are available from the counselor in the Counselor's Corner.

Fee Waiver:To see if you are eligible for a fee waiver, please contact the counselor.  To learn more about the fee waivers and fees associated with the ACT please see their web page regarding cost and fee waivers.

When to take it: It is recommended that students take the ACT at least once before their senior year. 

How often can you take the ACT
: You may take the ACT no more than 12 times total. This restriction applies even if your scores from a test date are canceled by you or by ACT.  ACT reserves the right to cancel your registration, rescind your admission ticket, or take any other steps necessary to enforce this policy.  To learn more about this, please visit their web page on retesting restrictions. The ACT is only offered six times per year. 

Receiving Scores
Score results can be viewed online normally about 2 weeks after you tested.  If you took the writing portion of the ACT, those results will be posted online approximately 2 weeks after your composite multiple choice scores are posted.  The counselor will receive your results in the mail about 3-8 weeks after you tested. 

Accommodations:
 Please see their website if you are concerned about the kind of accommodations students can receive.  Contact the counselor about your child taking the ACT with accommodations.

Practice: The ACT website provides free test practice and that which is not free practice.  Students can also visit ACT Test Preparation for information on available local test prep courses, which charge a fee for their courses.  Searching the web can yield a plethora of sites that provide free practice for the tests such as Prepify and Chegg ACT Prep.

        *Not all colleges require taking the ACT Writing Test.  Check directly with the colleges you are considering to find out their testing requirements.  You can also go to www.actstudent.org/writing to search Writing Test requirements by college to see if a school requires, recommends, or does not need results from the ACT Writing Test.   

SAT Information

The SAT is offered 7 times per year in the United States.  The SAT takes 3 hours and 45 minutes and consists of three sections:
  • 3 sections test of critical reading (70 minutes)
  • 3 sections test of mathematics (70 minutes)
  • 3 sections test of mathematics (70 minutes)
  • 3 sections test of writing (60 minutes)
  • 1 variable test which is un-scored and will test critical reading, mathematics, or writing (25 minutes)
        The tests include 3 different kinds of questions:
                    Multiple Choice, Student-Produced Responses (math only), essay questions.  
        To learn more about the SAT tests visit their website: http://sat.collegeboard.com/about-tests.
        Check directly with the colleges you are considering to find out their admission testing requirements.  

How to Register: Registration takes places online at the SAT registration homepage.  Our School Code Number is 363490. 

Fee WaiversTo see if you are eligible for a fee waiver, please contact the counselor.  To learn more about fee waivers and fees associated with the SAT, see the College Board's website regarding cost and fee waivers 

Receiving ScoresScore results can be viewed online about 3-5 weeks after you tested.  If you took the writing portion of the SAT.  The counselor will receive your results in the mail about 3-8 weeks after you tested. 

Accommodations:
 Please see their website if you are concerned about the kind of accommodations your student might need. 

Practice: The 
College Board website provides free test practice and that which is not free practice.   Searching the web can yield a plethora of sites that provide free practice for the tests.  Searching the web can yield a plethora of sites that provide free practice for the tests such as Prepify and Chegg ACT Prep.

ASVAB TESTING
ASVAB stands for the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery.  It is a multiple choice test used to determine qualification for enlistment in the United States Armed Forces.  Typically, the test is offered to high school students in 10th - 12th grades - though anyone is eligible to take the test.  Taking the ASVAB does not mean one is obligated to enroll in the United States Armed Forces. In fact, the ASVAB includes a Career Exploration Program.  This tool combines an aptitude test and interest inventory so that students can further explore their career options.  Mogadore High School participates in the ASVAB for the purpose of the Career Exploration Program.  
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