Last Updated: July 22, 2013
by Andrea Cerny
With spring SAT and ACT test dates here, it’s important to remember your deadlines and test dates!
While you’re sitting at home taking practice tests, going over a mountain of vocabulary cards, and trying to decide where the comma should be in a sentence, you do not want to forget the most important thing: actually signing up for the test before the registration deadline! The logic is simple here. If you don’t sign up, you can’t take the test!
Here is the breakdown for approaching test dates:
April 14 SAT
Registration for this date has passed; however, if you’re taking that test, good luck! Remember to eat a good breakfast, bring plenty of number two pencils and erasers, and show up early to the testing facility.
May 5th SAT
Registration for this test date is quickly approaching. Regular registration closes on April 6th, and late registration ends on April 20th. Remember, all deadlines expire at midnight (Eastern Standard Time) on the day of the deadline.
June 2nd SAT
Registration for this test closes on May 8th. Late registration is May 22nd.
April 14th ACT
Registration for this date has passed. Remember if you’re taking the test to arrive early and make sure you remain calm and composed.
June 9th ACT
If you are not ready to take the April 14th test, sign up for the June 9th test. To register without a late fee for the June test, you must register by May 4th at the latest.
Have you taken either test already and received your scores? With the Cappex What Are My Chances (TM) Calculator you can get a handle on what are realistic admissions options for you with those scores and help you narrow down where you should be applying. It is always important to have combinations of safety, realistic and reach schools. Utilizing Cappex along with your guidance counselor is a great way to figure out where you should be applying.
Remember, the results of your SAT/ACT tests are not the end of the world. If you do not do as well as you hoped on your first or second try, you can always take the test again! So do your practice tests, study your vocabulary words, and walk in to the test with confidence and a calm demeanor! RELAX!
Original Post Date: April 9th, 2012