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College Planning - Sophomores

Info on College Entrance Testing
  • Learn about the redesigned SAT and PSAT exams for the class of 2017 here
  • Attend the College Admissions Testing Info Night for Sophomores and their parents. Held in early February at PVPHS.
  • Understand the differences between the ACT and the SAT
  • Choosing between the ACT and SAT
  • Find out if the colleges that you are considering require SAT Subject tests. Talk to your counselor to determine if you are a candidate for taking a Subject Test in May or June of your Sophomore or Junior year.
Preparing For College Entrance Exams
  • Read the newspaper. Reading the editorial section can help prepare students to write persuasive essays.
  • The CCC offers practice ACT and SAT tests several times throughout the year. Please listen to the Daily Announcements for upcoming opportunities.
  • Receive the SAT question of the day by email here
  • Receive the ACT question of the day by email here