College Entrance Exams
Both the ACT and the SAT are nationally administered standardized tests that help colleges evaluate candidates. Almost all colleges and universities accept either test.
The following websites provide a comparison of the SAT and ACT:
Kaplan Test Prep
The Princeton Review
All juniors in the State of Delaware take the School Day SAT for FREE in the Spring. The date is set by The College Board & the Delaware Department of Education, but is typically in March or April.
In addition to taking the required School Day SAT as juniors, students can register to take the SAT during a Saturday administration. It is recommended that students take the SAT at least one more time after the spring test their junior year (typically the fall of senior year). Please visit the College Board SAT website for additional information about test dates & locations: SAT
Students may also choose to register for the ACT. Please visit the ACT website for additional information: ACT
SAT Practice ResourcesThe College Board has teamed with Khan Academy to provide personalized Official SAT Practice - completely free. Once students take the PSAT, Khan Academy uses their scores to build a personalized practice program based on their individual strengths and weaknesses. Students get individualized study recommendations, access to thousands of practice questions, video lessons, helpful hints, and instant feedback to check progress.Accessing Your Personalized SAT Practice on Khan AcademyFor a quick video overview of the process visit How to Link your College Board + Khan Accounts or follow the steps below.
- Log into College Board to create an account. Students will need an active email address. Once the account is created, students will use this same account throughout their high school careers.
- Link your College Board account to Khan Academy. During the process of creating College Board account, students simply click a button to link their scores to Khan Academy.
- Start your personalized SAT practice program with Khan here: Khan Academy.
If you have any questions about college entrance exams, please speak with your counselor.