College Planning

 College Planning



ACT  - Click on the link to register.
2017 Test Dates:

September 9 register by August 4 or late registration August 5-18, 2017; Photo upload deadline is September 1st

October 28 register by September 22 or late registration September 23-October 6 2017; Photo upload deadline is October 20th

December 9 register by November 3 or late registration November 4-17, 2017; Photo upload deadline is December 1st 

2018 Test Dates:

February 10 register by January 12 or late registration January 13-19, 2018; Photo upload deadline is February 2nd

April 14 register by March 9 or late registration March 10-23, 2018; Photo upload deadline is April 6th

June 9 register by May 4 or late registration May 5-18, 2018; Photo upload deadline is June 1st

July 14 register by June 15 or late registration June 16-22, 2018; Photo upload deadline is July 6th

*Test Fees:  ACT $46.00           ACT with writing $62.50                                                                                           

Check the ACT website to see if the colleges you are considering require or recommend the ACT writing test.

*If you qualify for free/reduced lunch, see your counselor for requesting a fee waiver.

**Accommodations & English Learners Supports:  During the registration process, students can indicate a need for accommodations and/or English learner supports.  After registering, The ACT will email you instructions on how to work with your school to request your accommodations or supports.

**Your Scores & More:  Most scores are available through your ACT account within 2 weeks after testing (or 5 weeks for the writing test) but can take up to 8 weeks from the testing date.  Using information you provide during registration, the ACT score report gives you research-based guidance about your needs, interests, and possible career options that you can share with colleges

Career Cruising 
Career Cruising is an online career guidance and planning system. Students use this as a tool to find the right career, explore education and training options, and build their own portfolio.   To read more about Career Cruising see the information provided below.

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SAT  - Click on the link to register.
2017 Testing Dates:

August 26 register by July 28 or late registration by August 15th

October 7 register by September 8 or late registration by September 27th

November 4 register by October 5 or late registration by October 25th

December 2 register by November 2 or late registration by November 21st

2018 Testing Dates:

March 10 register by February 9 or late registration by February 28th

May 5 register by April 6 or late registration by April 25th

June 2 register by May 3 or late registration by May 23



PSAT  - WHS will offer the PSAT for 10th and 11th graders on October 11th.  For more information, see Mr. McCaig.

The PSAT is now offered as early as the 8th grade!  The PSAT/NMSQT, PSAT 8/9 and PSAT 10 are great ways to preview and practice for the SAT. They test the same skills and knowledge as the SAT — in a way that makes sense for your grade level.

When you get your test results, connect your College Board and Khan Academy® accounts to get free personalized SAT study recommendations.