Getting ready for college can be a challenge. Here is some information to help you prepare for taking the SAT, research colleges, scholarships and financial aid, and much more.
2020-21 Testing Dates and Locations
- Test date is Aug 29. Register by Jul 31.
- Test date is Sep 26. Register by TBD.
- Test date is Oct 3. Register by Sep 4.
- Test date is Nov 7. Register by Oct 8.
- Test date is Dec 5. Register by Nov 6.
- Test date is Mar 13. Register by Feb 12.
- Test date is May 8. Register by Apr 9.
- Test date is Jun 5. Register by May 7.
- For more information and to register, visit the College Board SAT site.
- Register with your high school counselor.
- Test date is either October 14 or 30, depending on your school.
- For more information, visit the College Board PSAT site.
- Test date is Sept 12. Register by Aug 14.
- Test date is Oct 24. Register by Sept 18.
- Test date is Dec 12. Register by Nov 6.
- Test date is Feb 6. Register by Jan 8.
- Test date is Apr 17. Register by Feb 12.
- Test date is Jun 12. Register by May 7.
- Test date is Jul 17. Register by Jun 18.
- For more information and to register, visit the ACT site.
- College Planning
General information about colleges and financial aid
- Virginia Mentor and the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia
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- Peterson’s Guide to Colleges
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- An International Student’s Guide to UK University (COVID-19) for those interested in going to university in the UK.
- Khan Academy Free SAT Prep and Online Courses
Free online ACT and GRE test prep
- Essays that Worked
Samples of successful college entrance essays
- Varsity Tutors Learning Tools
Free online testing on High School Math & Science, AP Subjects, SAT, ACT, and More
- Federal Student Aid
Apply for federal student aid online
Comprehensive information on college financial aid opportunities
- First in the Family
Information for students who are the first in their families to go to college
- Considering Historically Black Colleges and Universities
An article from The Princeton Review
- The Occupational Outlook Handbook
Find out more about the training and education needed, earnings potential and much more for hundreds of different careers