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College-bound students spend much time during 10th & 11th grade studying for the all-important SAT and ACT exams. For students planning to apply directly to UCs, CSUs, and private schools, these tests are a necessary components of their applications.
For the Unverisity of California system, either the SAT Reasoning or ACT w/Writing is required. Beginning with the class of 2012 and beyond, the SAT Subject tests are optional.
For the California State Univeristy system, either the SAT or ACT is required. For details on UC/CSU requirements click here.
For a breakdown of the specific requirements each private college campus may have, be sure to review their latest publish materials on the web or see your counselor.
Register for the Tests:
American College Testing (ACT):
SAT Reasoning, SAT Subject, AP testing (Registration and Information):
There are numerous places to find good test prep support. From private tutoring companies, to the Adult School, to our very own Academic Center, the DHS campus & community offer myriad options for students and families.
Also, through Naviance students can enjoy FREE self-paced tutoring. Sign in, and from the "Colleges" tab, select "test preparation."
Various SAT & ACT Test Prep Links:
Free Online Test Prep:
Petersons: (Test Prep and Career Planning)
The Princeton Review:
SAT Test Prep:
Study Guide Zone (Free study guides for tests)http://www.studyguidezone.com
AP Credit Policy:
California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE):
General Education Development Testing (GED)
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