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About the SAT


The SAT is an entrance exam used by most colleges and universities to make admissions decisions. The SAT is a multiple-choice, pencil-and-paper test that covers reading, writing, and math created and administered by the College Board. It is 3 hours test with the highest score of 1600 and an average score of 1060, and it costs you $55. College admissions officers will review standardized test scores alongside your high school GPA, the classes you took in high school, letters of recommendation from teachers or mentors, extracurricular activities, admissions interviews, and personal essays.The SAT exam is offered nationally every year in August, October, November, December, March, May, and June. It is a good idea to take the test in the spring of junior or fall of senior year. etica Light is an easy-to-read font, with tall and narrow letters, that works well on almost every site.

About the ACT

The ACT is similar to the SAT, used to determine a student's readiness for college and merit-based scholarships. It is administered by ACT, a nonprofit organization of the same name. The ACT covers four academic skill areas: English, mathematics, reading, and scientific reasoning. It also offers an optional direct writing test.

A high school student's score on the ACT is a data point that admissions counselors can use to compare the student to other applicants. The test is either two hours and 55 minutes long or three hours and 35 minutes long with the optional essay component.

It is accepted by most four-year colleges and universities in the United States and more than 225 universities outside of the U.S.

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About the AMC 8, 10 and 12

The AMC 8 is a 25-question, 40-minute, multiple choice examination in middle school mathematics designed to promote the development of problem-solving skills.

The AMC 10 and AMC 12 are both 25-question, 75-minute, multiple-choice examinations in high school mathematics designed to promote the development and enhancement of problem-solving skills.

The AMC 10 is for students in 10th grade and below and covers the high school curriculum up to 10th grade. Students in grade 10 or below and under 17.5 years of age on the day of the contest can take the AMC 10. The AMC 12 covers the entire high school curriculum, including trigonometry, advanced algebra, and advanced geometry, but excluding calculus. Students in grade 12 or below and under 19.5 years of age on the day of the contest can take the AMC 12.

The AMC 10/12 is the first in a series of competitions that eventually lead all the way to the International Mathematical Olympiad (Source: Mathematical Association of America).

About the GRE

The GRE Test is the world's most widely used admissions test for graduate & professional school. It consists of verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, critical thinking, and analytical writing skills.

The Verbal Reasoning section measures your ability to:

Analyze and draw conclusions from discourse; reason from incomplete data; identify the author's assumptions and/or perspective; understand multiple levels of meaning, such as literal, figurative, and author's intent. Select important points; distinguish major from minor or irrelevant points; summarize text; understand the structure of a text. Understand the meaning of individual words, sentences and entire texts; understand relationships among words and among concepts.

The Quantitative Reasoning section measures your ability to: 

Understand, interpret and analyze quantitative information, solve problems using mathematical models, apply basic skills and elementary concepts of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and data analysis.

The Analytical Writing section measures your ability to:

Articulate complex ideas clearly and effectively, support ideas with relevant reasons and examples, examine claims and accompanying evidence, sustain a well-focused, coherent discussion, control the elements of standard written English (Source: Educational Testing Service).

About the ASVAB

Not sure what Army job is right for you? The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery Test (ASVAB) helps reveal career strengths for prospective enlisted Soldiers. Subjects covered on the test are General science, Arithmetic reasoning, Word knowledge, Paragraph comprehension, Mathematics knowledge, Electronics information, Auto and shop information, Mechanical comprehension, Assembling objects, Verbal expression

The ASVAB is a standardized test that reveals areas of strength and ability in science, math, and language. Taking the test is one of the first steps before you enlist. Once it’s over, you’ll get to find a job that matches up to your strengths. You’ll need to take the ASVAB test to enlist. You'll work with your recruiter to schedule the test when you're ready. You'll take the test at a registered testing site or nearby Military Entrance Processing Station (Source:

About the GED

These tests are designed to measure your proficiency in standard high-school subjects for anyone 16 or older not enrolled in high school. Rather than testing your memorization of specific facts, dates, or terms, the GED Test requires you to demonstrate applied knowledge and skills related to specific situations. Bypassing the GED Test, you will earn a high-school equivalency diploma.

The GED subtests—which take about seven hours total—cover the four primary high-school subjects. Tests are delivered on the computer (not online). Paper testing is only available as an accommodation. Check with the GED testing center in your area to learn about their specific testing procedures.

The GED Test, or General Educational Development Test, is made up of four tests; Reasoning Through Language Arts (RLA) is 150 minutes, Mathematical Reasoning is 115 minutes, Science is 90 minutes, and Social Studies is 70 minutes (Source:

About the Praxis Tests

The Praxis Core tests are comprehensive assessments that measure the reading, writing, and mathematics skills and content knowledge of candidates entering teacher preparation programs. These skills were deemed by teacher educators to be essential for all candidates preparing to be teachers, no matter what content area or grade level they aspire to teach.

The Praxis Core tests include objective response questions, such as single-selection selected-response questions, multiple-selection selected-response questions, and numeric-entry questions. The Writing test also includes two essay sections. The Praxis Core tests are delivered on the computer either in a test center or at home, and they may be taken either as three separate tests on separate days or as one combined test.

The Praxis Subject Tests measure knowledge of specific subjects that K–12 educators will teach, as well as general and subject-specific teaching skills and knowledge. They include over 90 different tests, ranging from Agriculture to World Languages. Individuals entering the teaching profession take the Praxis Subject Tests as part of the teacher licensing and certification process required by states as well as by some professional associations and organizations.

The Praxis Subject tests range from 1 to 4 hours long and include selected-response questions, essay or constructed-response questions, or a combination of both. All tests (other than the Braille Proficiency test) are computer-delivered. They're administered in a test center or, for many of them, at home (Source:

About the AP Tests

The AP Program offers college-level courses and exams that you can take in high school. Taking AP courses and exams in high school could give you an advantage in college by letting you: Your AP score could earn you college credits before you even set foot on campus. In fact, most AP students who enroll in four-year colleges start school with some credit. Earning credit or placement can open up time on your schedule or even let you graduate early. “AP” on your high school transcript shows colleges you're motivated to succeed, and taking the exam demonstrates your commitment to tackle and complete college-level work. Earning college credit with AP can give you the flexibility to change majors, pursue a second degree, study abroad, or seek internships (Source:

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