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Helping People Achieve Education and Workplace Success

The National Center for Fair & Open Testing | FairTest SAT Downloads and Materials Ordering Jump to page content Jump to navigation College Board Homepage Home > Testing > The SAT > Downloads & Materials Ordering SAT Downloads & Materials Ordering Customized Entry Pages Testing 1 - Home Page 2 - Skip to content 3 - Site Map 4 - Search field focus 6 - Site navigation tree 9 - Contact information 0 - Access Key details Back to top site map | contact us | about us | press | careers | terms of use | privacy policy Copyright © 2016, Inc.

FAFSA®: Apply for Aid Contact Your Financial Aid Office Check with your financial aid administrator. ASAP After Oct. 1, 2018 Alaska Education Grant: As soon as possible after Oct. 1, 2018. Awards are made until funds are depleted. June 30, 2019 Alaska Performance Scholarship: For priority consideration, submit your application by June 30, 2019. There is no state deadline for Alberta. Check with your financial aid administrator. June 1, 2019 Academic Challenge: June 1, 2019, by midnight CT. Higher Education Opportunity Grant: June 1, 2019, by midnight CT. Workforce Grant: Check with your financial aid administrator. There is no state deadline for British Columbia. March 2, 2019 For many state financial aid programs: March 2, 2019 (date postmarked). Cal Grant also requires submission of a school-certified GPA by March 2, 2019. There is no state deadline for Canada. Feb. 15, 2019 For priority consideration, submit your application by midnight CT, Feb. 15, 2019. April 15, 2019 April 15, 2019, by midnight CT May 1, 2019

Test-Taking Approaches and Tips | SAT Subject Tests – The College Board beginning of content: Read carefully. Consider all the choices in each question. Avoid careless mistakes that will cause you to lose points. Answer the easy questions first. Work on less time-consuming questions before moving on to the more difficult ones. Financial Aid The financial aid process is daunting, especially when going through the process without help from a reliable source. Fortunately, we are here to help you navigate obscure financial aid acronyms with ease. Always start out with the Free Application for Student Aid, known as FAFSA. Once your application is processed, you will know what federal assistance programs ,grants, and loans you qualify for, and how much will have to be through private lending agencies. This process is the same for graduate students, however graduate students may not be eligible for undergraduate programs, including Federal Pell Grants. Once you’ve completed FAFSA, look for ways to cut your college costs. College Scholarships The best way to supplement your financial aid package is to apply for scholarships. College Saving Accounts Federal Aid Federal aid comes in the form of federal grant programs, federal student loans and federal work-study programs. Financial Aid Information Financial Aid News

What to Expect on Test Day | SAT Subject Tests – The College Board Important: Test Day Checklist Schedule Arrive at the test center no later than 7:45 a.m., unless your Admission Ticket says otherwise. In the Testing Room Your ID and Admission Ticket will be checked whenever you enter the testing room. Leave Your Phone at Home You can’t use smartphones and some other electronic devices in the test center. Taking the Tests The test book includes all the Subject Tests that can be given on that day. See more details about test security. Changing Subject Tests on Test Day In general, you can take a different test from the one you signed up for — the test booklet contains all Subject Tests available that day, so just take the ones you want. If you decide to take fewer tests than you signed up for, just turn in your answer sheet before the next test begins. You can also add a test on test day, if it’s being given on that day — but you can’t add a Language with Listening Test. Test Day Mishaps Canceling Scores Test Day Checklist What to Bring What Not to Bring

Top 10 Stress Busters for Teens Source: Ozan/Flickr Commons Today’s youth pack a lot into their busy schedule. Is it any wonder why approximately 8% of the adolescent population have an anxiety disorder? article continues after advertisement . As teens feel the pressure to succeed in a nation that promotes competitiveness, they may be losing out on something very important…their childhood. Top 10 Stress Busters for Teens: #1 – Eat Healthy If you truly want to reduce your stress levels, then you have to take care of yourself. #2 – Sleep Your body needs rest. #3 – Get Moving It’s not uncommon to get so bogged down that the last thing you want to do is get up and move. #4 – Me Time Take some time out of your busy day and spend it with a very important person; yourself! seeing a moviereading a bookgoing shoppingor hanging out with friends. Source: banspy/Flickr Commons #5 – Friend Time Don't give your friends the shaft when other things such as school, athletics, clubs, work, etc., consume your time. #6 – Find Balance

Getting into College - How to Prepare for Admission Tests If you’ve started thinking about college, you’ve probably heard about admission tests like the SAT. Colleges use test scores to help them make admission decisions. So it makes sense to plan to do your best on the exam. The Best Way to Prepare The best way to prepare for the SAT is to work hard both inside and outside the classroom. Practice Tips You can take some simple, smart steps to help you put your best foot forward. Know what to expect. Take preliminary tests. Use our free, personalized practice tools. Take practice tests — for free. Check your timing. Last-Minute Tips Taking the following steps will help you arrive on time and stay alert during the test. Get a good night's sleep before the exam. Know where your test center is located. Bring a snack. Be confident.

For Teens: Creating Your Personal Stress-Management Plan ​Editor's Note: This article is written specifically for young people from 12 to 18 years of age. Your teen will get the most out of this article if he or she also reads For Teens: A Personal Guide for Managing Stress and downloads My Personal Stress Plan (PDF). Here is a 10-point plan to help you manage stress. All of these ideas can lower stress without doing any harm. None are quick fixes, but they will lead you toward a healthy and successful life. The plan is divided into 4 parts. Tackling the problemTaking care of my bodyDealing with emotionsMaking the world better When you read over the plan, you'll notice that you can come up with a bunch of ideas for each point. This plan is supposed to help you reduce stress, not give you more. You might notice that this plan is almost like building a college or work résumé. Part 1: Tackling the Problem Point 1: Identify and Then Address the Problem. First decide if a problem is a real tiger or just feels like one. Point 3: Let Some Things Go.

Understand Your Scores The information on this page applies only to the scores for the four multiple-choice tests (English, mathematics, reading, science) and the Composite score. Scoring information for the writing test is also available. How ACT calculates the multiple-choice test scores and the Composite score First we count the number of questions on each test that you answered correctly. Relationship between the tests, questions, and subscores What are national ranks? As your score report explains, the ranks show the percent of recent high school graduates who took the ACT and scored at or below each of your scores. You can use the ranks to get a sense of your relative strengths and weaknesses in the four general subject areas represented by the test scores and in the seven specific areas represented by the subscores. Your high school grades are another way to identify your academic strengths and weaknesses.