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What is the ACT?

  • The ACT is a national college admissions examination that consists of subject area tests in: English, Mathematics, Reading, and Science.
  • The ACT is also used to qualify for many scholarships.
  • The ACT with writing includes the four subject area tests plus a 40-minute writing test.
  • ACT results are accepted by all four-year colleges and universities in the US.

When is the ACT offered?

2017-2018 ACT Test Dates

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I'm ready to take the ACT.  Now what?

How do I register?

  1. Simply go to www.act.org and click the blue “Register for the ACT” button.
  2. If it is your first time registering, it will take about 40 minutes.
  3. Be sure to save your username and password in a safe place.

How much will it cost?

  1. The ACT with no writing is $46.00.
  2. The ACT with writing is $62.50.
  3. These fees include reports for you, your high school, and up to four colleges (if you select them when you register).

What if I can’t afford it?

  1. You may qualify for a fee waiver.  See Mrs. White for more info.
  2. If you qualify, you may use up to two waivers in your grades 11-12.
  3. If you use a waiver, it also includes an ACT prep online program worth nearly $250.
  4. If you use a fee waiver, you may also request college application fee waivers when you start applying for colleges.  This could save you lots of money down the road!

 

What is the ACT?

  • The ACT is a national college admissions examination that consists of subject area tests in: English, Mathematics, Reading, and Science.
  • The ACT is also used to qualify for many scholarships.
  • The ACT with writing includes the four subject area tests plus a 40-minute writing test.
  • ACT results are accepted by all four-year colleges and universities in the US.

When is the ACT offered?

2017-2018 ACT Test Dates

Test Date                     Registration Deadline                  (Late Fee Required)

September 9, 2017             August 4, 2017                                  August 5-18, 2017
October 28, 2017                September 22, 2017                         Sept. 23-Oct. 10, 2017
December 9, 2017              November 3, 2017                             November 4-26, 2017
February 10, 2018              January 12, 2018                              January 13-19, 2018
April 14, 2018                      March 9, 2018                                  March 10-23, 2018
June 9, 2018                        May 4, 2018                                     May 5-18, 2018
July 14, 2018                       June 15, 2018                                  June 16-22, 2018

I'm ready to take the ACT.  Now what?

How do I register?

  1. Simply go to www.act.org and click the blue “Register for the ACT” button.
  2. If it is your first time registering, it will take about 40 minutes.
  3. Be sure to save your username and password in a safe place.

How much will it cost?

  1. The ACT with no writing is $46.00.
  2. The ACT with writing is $62.50.
  3. These fees include reports for you, your high school, and up to four colleges (if you select them when you register).

What if I can’t afford it?

  1. You may qualify for a fee waiver.  See Mrs. White for more info.
  2. If you qualify, you may use up to two waivers in your grades 11-12.
  3. If you use a waiver, it also includes an ACT prep online program worth nearly $250.
  4. If you use a fee waiver, you may also request college application fee waivers when you start applying for colleges.  This could save you lots of money down the road!

 



What is the SAT?

  • The SAT was originally adapted from and Army IQ test and administered as a college admissions test for the first time in 1926.  Now, it is a national college admissions examination that consists of a Reading Test, a Writing and Language Test, and a Math Test. The SAT also features an optional essay component, which some colleges will require.
  • The SAT is also used to qualify for many scholarships.
  • The SAT takes about 3 hours and 50 minutes.
  • SAT results are accepted by all four-year colleges and universities in the US.

When is the SAT offered?

2017-2018 SAT Test Dates

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I'm ready to take the SAT.  Now what?

How do I register?

  1. Simply go to www.collegeboard.org and create an account or sign in.
  2. If it is your first time registering, it will take about 40 minutes.
  3. Be sure to save your username and password in a safe place.

How much will it cost?

  1. The SAT with no writing is $46.00.
  2. The SAT with writing is $60.00.
  3. These fees include reports for you, your high school, and up to four colleges (if you select them when you register).

What if I can’t afford it?

  1. You may qualify for a fee waiver.  See Mrs. White for more info.
  2. If you qualify, you may use up to two waivers in your grades 11-12.
  3. If you use a fee waiver, you may also request college application fee waivers when you start applying for colleges.  This could save you lots of money down the road!

What is the ACT?

  • The ACT is a national college admissions examination that consists of subject area tests in: English, Mathematics, Reading, and Science.
  • The ACT is also used to qualify for many scholarships.
  • The ACT with writing includes the four subject area tests plus a 40-minute writing test.
  • ACT results are accepted by all four-year colleges and universities in the US.

When is the ACT offered?

2017-2018 ACT Test Dates

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I'm ready to take the ACT.  Now what?

How do I register?

  1. Simply go to www.act.org and click the blue “Register for the ACT” button.
  2. If it is your first time registering, it will take about 40 minutes.
  3. Be sure to save your username and password in a safe place.

How much will it cost?

  1. The ACT with no writing is $46.00.
  2. The ACT with writing is $62.50.
  3. These fees include reports for you, your high school, and up to four colleges (if you select them when you register).

What if I can’t afford it?

  1. You may qualify for a fee waiver.  See Mrs. White for more info.
  2. If you qualify, you may use up to two waivers in your grades 11-12.
  3. If you use a waiver, it also includes an ACT prep online program worth nearly $250.
  4. If you use a fee waiver, you may also request college application fee waivers when you start applying for colleges.  This could save you lots of money down the road!

 

 

Should I take the ACT or SAT?

  • Click HERE for a chart comparing the new SAT vs. the ACT.
  • It is actually recommended that you take both at least once.  Then, compare scores and continue to re-test on the test you scored highest.  Below is a score conversion chart.

 

 

Coming Soon!

 

When will the test be offered at OHS?

Remaining 2017-18 TSI Dates

  • Wednesday, February 7
  • Monday, March 26
  • Tuesday, May 1

All tests are at 6:00 pm on our campus.  There are three separate tests: Reading, Writing, & Math.  You can take them one at a time or all at once; it’s up to you.  Tests are $8 each, and you get the results as soon as you finish the test. 

See Mrs. White to sign up!

What is the TSI?

  • The TSI is a test that colleges and universities in Texas require before students enroll into classes.
  • There are three tests to pass:  Reading, Writing, & Math.
  • If you do not pass all three portions of the TSI, you may not be able to enroll in dual credit courses.  You may also be required to take remedial courses before your school allows you to enroll in college-level courses.  In most cases, you pay for the remedial courses but do not earn college credit.

I'm ready to take the TSI.  Now what?

  • Before taking the TSI, you must complete a Pre-Assessment Activity (PAA).  Click HERE to complete the PAA for O'Donnell High School.  The results will be sent directly to Mrs. White.
  • The TSI is offered on our campus.  See Mrs. White for scheduled test dates.
  • Each test costs $8 if you test on our campus.

Help!  I'm worried I won't be able to pass.

Need some help?  Click HERE for free online TSI practice.


 

What is the ACT?

  • The ACT is a national college admissions examination that consists of subject area tests in: English, Mathematics, Reading, and Science.
  • The ACT is also used to qualify for many scholarships.
  • The ACT with writing includes the four subject area tests plus a 40-minute writing test.
  • ACT results are accepted by all four-year colleges and universities in the US.

 

When is the ACT offered?

2017-2018 ACT Test Dates

Test Date                     Registration Deadline             (Late Fee Required)

September 9, 2017             August 4, 2017                                  August 5-18, 2017
October 28, 2017                September 22, 2017                         Sept. 23-Oct. 10, 2017
December 9, 2017              November 3, 2017                             November 4-26, 2017
February 10, 2018              January 12, 2018                              January 13-19, 2018
April 14, 2018                      March 9, 2018                                  March 10-23, 2018
June 9, 2018                        May 4, 2018                                     May 5-18, 2018
July 14, 2018                       June 15, 2018                                  June 16-22, 2018

I'm ready to take the ACT.  Now what?

How do I register?

  1. Simply go to www.act.org and click the blue “Register for the ACT” button.
  2. If it is your first time registering, it will take about 40 minutes.
  3. Be sure to save your username and password in a safe place.

How much will it cost?

  1. The ACT with no writing is $46.00.
  2. The ACT with writing is $62.50.
  3. These fees include reports for you, your high school, and up to four colleges (if you select them when you register).

What if I can’t afford it?

  1. You may qualify for a fee waiver.  See Mrs. White for more info.
  2. If you qualify, you may use up to two waivers in your grades 11-12.
  3. If you use a waiver, it also includes an ACT prep online program worth nearly $250.
  4. If you use a fee waiver, you may also request college application fee waivers when you start applying for colleges.  This could save you lots of money down the road!

 

What is the ACT?

  • The ACT is a national college admissions examination that consists of subject area tests in: English, Mathematics, Reading, and Science.
  • The ACT is also used to qualify for many scholarships.
  • The ACT with writing includes the four subject area tests plus a 40-minute writing test.
  • ACT results are accepted by all four-year colleges and universities in the US.

 

When is the ACT offered?

2017-2018 ACT Test Dates

Test Date                     Registration Deadline             (Late Fee Required)

September 9, 2017             August 4, 2017                                  August 5-18, 2017
October 28, 2017                September 22, 2017                         Sept. 23-Oct. 10, 2017
December 9, 2017              November 3, 2017                             November 4-26, 2017
February 10, 2018              January 12, 2018                              January 13-19, 2018
April 14, 2018                      March 9, 2018                                  March 10-23, 2018
June 9, 2018                        May 4, 2018                                     May 5-18, 2018
July 14, 2018                       June 15, 2018                                  June 16-22, 2018

I'm ready to take the ACT.  Now what?

How do I register?

  1. Simply go to www.act.org and click the blue “Register for the ACT” button.
  2. If it is your first time registering, it will take about 40 minutes.
  3. Be sure to save your username and password in a safe place.

How much will it cost?

  1. The ACT with no writing is $46.00.
  2. The ACT with writing is $62.50.
  3. These fees include reports for you, your high school, and up to four colleges (if you select them when you register).

What if I can’t afford it?

  1. You may qualify for a fee waiver.  See Mrs. White for more info.
  2. If you qualify, you may use up to two waivers in your grades 11-12.
  3. If you use a waiver, it also includes an ACT prep online program worth nearly $250.
  4. If you use a fee waiver, you may also request college application fee waivers when you start applying for colleges.  This could save you lots of money down the road!

When will the tests be offered at OHS this year?

Remaining 2017-18 TSI Dates

  • Wednesday, February 7
  • Monday, March 26
  • Tuesday, May 1

All tests are at 6:00 pm on our campus.  There are three separate tests: Reading, Writing, & Math.  You can take them one at a time or all at once; it’s up to you.  Tests are $8 each, and you get the results as soon as you finish the test. 

See Mrs. White to sign up!

 

What is the TSI?

  • The TSI is a test that colleges and universities in Texas require before students enroll into classes.
  • There are three tests to pass:  Reading, Writing, & Math.
  • If you do not pass all three portions of the TSI, you may not be able to enroll in dual credit courses.  You may also be required to take remedial courses before your school allows you to enroll in college-level courses.  In most cases, you pay for the remedial courses but do not earn college credit.

 

I'm ready to take the TSI.  Now what?

  • Before taking the TSI, you must complete a Pre-Assessment Activity (PAA).  Click HERE to complete the PAA for O'Donnell High School.  The results will be sent directly to Mrs. White.
  • The TSI is offered on our campus.  See Mrs. White for scheduled test dates.
  • Each test costs $8 if you test on our campus.

 

Help!  I'm worried I won't be able to pass.

  • Need some help?  Click HERE for free online TSI practice.

 

 

What End-of-Course (EOC) exams do I need to pass before I can graduate high school?

In order to graduate from O'Donnell High School, students will pass the following end-of-course exams:

  1.  Biology
  2.  Algebra I
  3.  US History
  4.  English I
  5.  English II

Please contact Mrs. Nicole White, O'Donnell School Counselor, with any questions regarding these pages.
nwhite@esc17.net |  Ph: 806.428.3241 | Fax: 806.428.3395 |

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