High school students need to take a number of standardized tests for college admissions and college course placement. To learn more general information on this topic, use the resources on the left side of the page. For test-specific information, use the resources in the middle and on the right side.  

General College Testing Information

College Testing Overview

This resource describes the different standardized tests that students will take for college admissions and college course placement.

Fee Waivers for College Testing

This resource describes who is eligible for fee waivers for the SAT, ACT, and AP tests and how to use them.

Test Optional Schools

This resource explains more about schools that are test optional and do not require SAT/ ACT scores for admissions.

SAT/ ACT Information

Register for the SAT/ ACT

This resource has tips and best practices for SAT/ ACT registration and a power point that has step-by-step instructions on how to register.

Prepare for the SAT and ACT

This resource provides tips and tools students can use to prepare for the SAT and ACT exams.

Send SAT and ACT Scores to Colleges

This resource explains the process for sending SAT and ACT scores to colleges, including a powerpoint with step by step instructions.

Other College Testing Information

Prepare and Register for the EPT/ ELM

These are resources students can use to study and register for the CSU English Placement Test (EPT) and Entry Level Mathematics (ELM).

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