• The SAT's will be given in Troy on March 9, 2019.  The deadline to sign up for this is February 8, 2019.

     

    The SAT's will be given in Troy on June 1 ,2019. The deadline to register for this is May 3, 2019.

    Here is the site address to register www.sat.org/success

     

     

    ACT'S will be given in Troy on April 13,2019 Deadline to sign up is March 8 ,2018.

                   *There is always a chance test dates may be cancelled or moved to a different testing location .

                        This is dtermined by the SAT/ACT and will be decided according to the number of students signed up at that particular location.                                                                   They will notify the students by email if this happens.

                                               Here is the site address to register  www.act.org

     

    STUDENTS WILL NEED TO BRING THEIR OWN CALCULATOR, PHOTO ID , AND PRINTED  TICKET WITH PHOTO ID FROM THE ACT SITE.

    Students must arrive by 8AM. No one will be allowed to enter after 8. NO EXCEPTIONS!

                                      Any questions contact the Guidance Office at 570-297-8705

     

     

                                                                                                                                            * 2018-19 ACT/SAT TESTING DATES AND TEST CENTER LOCATIONS*

    (SEE BELOW)

     

                             SAT Registration Fee: $47.50 w/o essay--$64.50 with essay--LATE REGISTRATION FEE $29

                        (FEE WAIVER AVAILABLE IF YOU QUALIFY GET FREE OR REDUCED LUNCH)-See Guidance Office

     

    SAT 2018-19

    TEST DATE

    AUG  25

    0CT 6

    NOV 3

    DEC 1

    MARCH 9

    MAY 4

    JUNE 1

     

    Reg Deadline

    July  27

    Sept 7

    Oct 5

    Nov 2

    Feb 8

    April 5

    May 3

    TEST CENTER

    Test Center #

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    TROY

    39680

     

    X

     

     

    X

     

    X

    CANTON

    39179

    X

     

    X

     

    X

     

     

    TOWANDA

    39678

     

    X

     

     

     

    X

     

    SAYRE

    39634

     

    X

    X

     

    X

    X

    X

    MANSFILED

    39398

     

     

    X

     

    X

     

     

    WELLSBORO

    39711

     

    X

     

     

     

     

    X

    ELMIRA SOUTH SIDE

    33384

     

    X

    X

    X

    X

    X

    X

     

                                                     ACT Registration Fee W/O essay $50.50--$67.00 WITH essay

                               LATE FEE OR CHANGE OF TEST CENTER $30.00----CHANGING OF TEST OPTION ON TEST DAY =$16.50

                                                            FEE WAIVER AVAILABLE FOR FREE OR REDUCED LUNCH--SEE GUIDANCE OFFICE

     

    ACT 2018-19

    TEST DATE

    SEPT 8

    OCT 27

    DEC 8

    FEB 9

    APRIL 13

    JUNE 8

    JULY 13

     

    Reg Deadline

    Aug 10

    Sept 28

    Nov 2

    Jan 11

    March 8

    May 3

    June 14

    TEST CENTER

    Test Center #

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    TROY

    167030

    x

     

    x

     

    x

     

     

    CANTON

    221620

     

    x

     

     

    X

    x

     

    WYALUSING

    203150

     

    x

     

     

     

    x

     

    SAYRE

    218980

     

    x

     

     

     

     

     

    NOTRE DAME

    181280

     

    X

    X

     

    X

     

     

    ELMIRA SOUTH SIDE

    184330

     

     

     

     

     

    X

     

     

    Important Information for Juniors and Seniors

     

     

     

    Countdown to College

    (from Wells Fargo)

     

    Junior Year

    August

                -Review your high school courses and activities.  Colleges look for challenging course work, strong grades and extracurricular activities.

     

    September

                -Browse college catalogs and guidebooks, and surf the Web for information.

                -List 10 colleges you would like to attend

                -Talk to your parents and high school guidance counselor about that list to narrow it down.

                -Register and study for the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT) given in October.

                -Plan to attend college fairs and parents’ nights in your area.

     

    October

                -Take the PSAT.

                -Research Advanced Placement (AP) or Dual Enrollment courses you might take.

                -Continue researching organizations that award scholarships to graduating seniors.  You may need to apply for them the summer after your junior year.

     

    November

                -Learn about eligibility requirements for federal and private student loans.

                -Talk as a family about how much you can afford to spend for your education.

     

    January

                -Plan for the next round of tests: the SAT and the ACT.

                -Attend financial aid nights in your area.

     

    February

                -Investigate private scholarships and other aid programs. Check with your parents’ employers, local membership organizations, or programs related to your intended course of study.

                -Make the most of spring break with a weeklong college tour.

                -Register for the SAT and ACT.  Check out their on-line sample tests.

     

    March

                -Visit the three to six schools on your final list.  Schedule an admissions interview and an overnight stay.  Take time at each school’s financial aid office to collect information.

                -Begin preparing essays for admission and scholarship applications.

                -Take the SAT and/or the ACT.

                -Mark your calendar with the dates for future tests.

     

    May

                -Take the SAT and/or the ACT

                -Mark your calendar with the dates for future tests.

     

    June

                -Continue researching organizations that award scholarships to graduating seniors.  You may need to apply for them the summer after your junior year.


    Senior Year

     

    September

                -Meet with college admissions representatives visiting your school.

                -Make a calendar of key application and financial aid deadlines.

                -Ask teachers, guidance counselors and other adults who know you for letters of recommendation for scholarship and admissions applications.

     

    October

                -Take the SAT or ACT if necessary

                -Work on admissions application essays

                -Revisit your top school choices.  Talk face to face with current students and faculty members at those schools.

                -Continue to seek and apply for scholarship awards from a variety of sources.

     

    November

                -Take the SAT or ACT if necessary

                -Obtain financial aid applications from your colleges of choice.

                -Prepare your college applications.

     

    December

                -Gather the data needed for the FAFSA

     

    January

                -Submit your completed FAFSA as soon after January 1 as possible. (after parents’ taxes are completed)

     

    February

                -Check to see if your mid-year transcripts have been sent to the schools to which you have applied.

                -Plan for AP exams

     

    March

                -Look for your Student Aid Report (SAR) in the mail.  Pay particular attention to the Expected Family Contribution (EFC) and discuss it with your parents and family.

     

    April

                -Watch the mail for acceptance letters and financial aid award letters.  Compare the financial aid packages.

                -Choose a school and send in a deposit by the deadline.

                -Contact the financial aid office at your chosen school to make certain your application is complete.

     

    May

                -Take AP examinations.

                -Write thank you letters to the people who wrote you letters of recommendation.

     

    June

                - Celebrate your high school graduation!

Last Modified on January 10, 2019