need to begin planning early to take the necessary Pre-College
testing that will be required as part of your application
for admission. Typically you should plan to
and take the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT)
in the fall of your Sophomore year - consider using testing
adjustments and auxiliary aids.
Consider taking a course to prepare for the Scholastic
Aptitude Test (SAT) Test or for the ACT Assessment (ACT)
early in your Junior year.
the SAT or ACT in the spring of your Junior year. Consider
taking them more than once - once with testing adjustments
and once without them.
the SAT again, if appropriate, in your Senior year.
Requests for test accommodations are reviewed on a case-by-case
basis and the major testing agencies have set forth guidelines
and policies on the provision of test adjustments for students
with disabilities. The accommodations requested must be the
same as the testing accommodations you are currently receiving
the Web sites of the testing agencies for the latest information
on testing dates and making your request for accommodations:
Testing Service (ETS)
Information on all of the tests overseen by ETS and guidance
on policies and procedures for requesting testing accommodations.
The ASSET Student Success System is a paper and pencil placement
testing and advising program used by over 700 community
and technical colleges nationally.
COMPASS is a comprehensive computerized adaptive testing
system helping two and four year colleges and universities
guide students to the courses and campus learning resources
that will help them fulfill their individual plans, goals,