Category Archives: Testing

ACT Dates 2013-14

Here are the ACT test dates for the 2013-2014 school year. If your child is planning to take the ACT this school year, you can help them get the best score possible with some ACT prep. I suggest Kaplan.com for ACT Prep because they offer a wide variety of course options and prices (some resources are even free).

Test Date Registration Deadline (Late Fee Required)
September 21, 2013 August 23, 2013 Aug 24 – Sept 6, 2013
October 26, 2013 September 27, 2013 Sept 28 – Oct 11, 2013
December 14, 2013 November 8, 2013 November 9 – 22, 2013
February 8, 2014* January 10, 2014 January 11 – 24, 2014
April 12, 2014 March 7, 2014 March 8 – 21, 2014
June 14, 2014 May 9, 2014 May 10 – 23, 2014

*This test date not available in New York State.

Source: http://www.actstudent.org/regist/dates.html

SAT dates for 2013-14

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Infographic: New GRE vs. Old GRE

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Kaplan ACT/SAT Prep Classes Discounted Through October

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Online ACT and SAT Test Prep with Kaplan

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Kaplan’s free SAT and ACT question quizbank

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Calculators for the AP Calculus test

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ACT/SAT tip: backup calculator

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Calculators for the SAT

One of the most common students ask before taking the SAT is, “Can I use my calculator on the test?”  The answer is yes… usually.  You do have to be careful to stick with the SAT’s list of approved calculators.  Fortunately, the SAT is more relaxed about what is allowed that many other standardized testContinue Reading

Calculators for the ACT

One of the most common students ask before taking the ACT is, "Can I use my calculator on the test?"  The answer is yes… usually.  You do have to be careful to stick with the ACT's list of approved calculators. Basically, any of the following features on a calculator means it will be banned fromContinue Reading