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SAT/ACT: To take or not to take?

Should you take the SAT or the ACT or should you take both? Most college admissions experts recommend that you take both tests. Some students find they do better on one test than the other. Most students take one of these tests more than once.  Here are the important dates for taking each test:

SAT Important DatesRegister here

  • Nov. 5, 2016 test date. Register by: Oct. 7. Score received: Nov. 29 
  • Dec. 3, 2016 test date.Register by: Nov. 3. Score received: Dec. 22 
  • Jan. 21, 2017 test date. Register by: Dec. 21. Score received: Feb. 23 
  • March 11, 2017 test date. Register by: Feb. 10. Score received: April 13 
  • May 6, 2017 test date. Register by: April 7.  Score received:  June 8 
  • June 3, 2017 test date. Register by: May 9.  Score received: July 12 


ACT Important Dates
– Register Here

  • December 10, 2016 test date. Register by: Nov. 4. Tentative score release date:  Dec. 20
  • February 11, 2017 test date. Register by: Jan. 13Tentative score release date:  Feb. 22
  • April 8, 2017 test date. Register by: March 3Tentative score release date:  April 18
  • June 10, 2017 test date. Register by: May 5Tentative score release date:  June 20