College Planning Tools and Resources for 9th-12th grade

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Military Colleges, Academies and ROTC:

  • Military Schools and Academies The Military offers unique educational opportunities for students who plan to pursue a college degree. These options — service academies, senior military colleges and maritime academies — offer world-class education and a deeper understanding of military culture. In addition, most of these schools grant scholarship money in exchange for a period of service.
  • ROTC The Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) is a college program offered at more than 1,700 colleges and universities across the United States that prepares young adults to become officers in the U.S. Military. In exchange for a paid college education and a guaranteed post-college career, participants, or cadets, commit to serve in the Military after graduation. Each Service branch has its own take on ROTC.

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Athletics:


Standardized Testing Resources

  • SAT Registration and test prep resources: www.collegeboard.org
  • ACT Registration and test prep resources: www.act.org
  • Collegeboard is no longer offering SAT Subject Tests. Talk to your counselor about how to demonstrate proficiency in subjects for highly selective colleges that would have previously used SAT Subject Tests as part of admissions requirements.

National Standardized Testing:  2021-2022 Test Dates

2021-22 ACT Test Dates & Registration Deadlines
Register for ACT Test:  https://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/the-act/registration.html
Test Date Registration Deadline Late Registration Deadline Estimated Score Release
12-Jun-21 7-May-21 21-May-21 June 22-August 6, 2021
July 17, 2021* 18-Jun-21 25-Jun-21 July 27-September 10, 2021
11-Sep-21 6-Aug-21 20-Aug-21 September 27-November 5, 2021
23-Oct-21 17-Sep-21 1-Oct-21 November 9-December 30, 2021
11-Dec-21 5-Nov-21 19-Nov-21 December 21, 2021-February 4, 2022
12-Feb-22 7-Jan-22 21-Jan-22 February 25-April 7, 2022
2-Apr-22 25-Feb-22 11-Mar-22 April 12-June 23, 2022
11-Jun-22 6-May-22 20-May-22 June 21-August 5, 2022
July 16, 2022* 17-Jun-22 24-Jun-22 July 26-September 9, 2022
2021-22 SAT Test Dates & Registration Deadlines
Register for SAT Test:  https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/register
SAT Date Registration Deadline Late Registration Deadline Deadline for Changes
28-Aug-21 30-Jul-21 August 17, 2021 (for registrations made online or by phone) 17-Aug-21
2-Oct-21 3-Sep-21 September 21, 2021 (for registrations made online or by phone) 21-Sep-21
6-Nov-21 8-Oct-21 October 26, 2021 (for registrations made online or by phone) 26-Oct-21
4-Dec-21 4-Nov-21 November 23, 2021 (for registrations made online or by phone) 23-Nov-21
12-Mar-22 11-Feb-22 March 1, 2022 (for registrations made online or by phone) 1-Mar-22
7-May-22 8-Apr-22 April 26, 2022 (for registrations made online or by phone) 26-Apr-22
4-Jun-22 5-May-22 May 25, 2022 (for registrations made online or by phone) 25-May-22

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