b'Step 3:Prepare to Take the SAT and/or ACTRead pages 27-30 of theGuide.Some colleges require standardized test scores as a component of your application. Use the summer months to prepare to take the SAT and/or ACT. Check if your college requires additional testing for specific majors such as an SAT subject test.Please note: If you have not taken the SAT or ACT previously, or think you may be eligible, speak with your counselor to see if you qualify for a fee waiver.Register for the SAT and/or ACTRegister for SATAlthough various institutions have adopted test-optional The SAT is a standardized exam that tests a students admissions policies, rising seniors should considerreading, writing, and math readiness for college. For taking the summer SAT and/or early fall ACT exam.more information on the SAT, visit https://satsuite.Students often perform better on one test than thecollegeboard.org/sat.other, so taking both is highly recommended. You canDigital SAT Guidance:always choose whether or not to submit these scores.Adaptive Testing Technology means that yourAdhering to these dates will ensure you are eligibleresponses to the test questions will have an impact for Early Decision/Early Action deadlines beginningon the difficulty of the next set of test questionsNovember 1st. Visit the College Boards website foryou receive. information about SAT registration and test scoreShortened test2 hours instead of 3. deadlines: https://sat.collegeboard.org/register.Calculators can now be used for all of theVisit the ACT website for information about deadlines:math section.www.act.org. Receiving Results: instead of waiting a couplePlease note: Please follow the SAT and ACT of weeks, students can receive their results inwebsites closely for rescheduled dates or delays. a couple of days.'