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SAT & ACT
Pebblebrook HS CEEB School Code: 111925
The ACT and SAT are required for admission to most colleges. Check out www.fairtest.org for list of colleges who do not require SAT or ACT for admission. Students sign up online to take the ACT and/or SAT. We recommend that students begin taking the ACT and/or SAT no later than the spring semester of their junior year. We encourage students to take advantage of the free online test preparation before taking the test. SAT offers free test prep via Khan Academy & ACT offers free test prep via Kaplan.
Do you have Free or Reduced Lunch????
Students who qualify for Free and Reduced Lunch are eligible for 2 SAT and 4 ACT testing waivers. Here are the instructions to getting these fee waivers:
Fill out Lunch Meal Application
Once you receive the eligibility letter that the PHS student qualifies for Free or Reduced Lunch, forward the email or screen shot the email to Julynn.Williams-Chandler@cobbk12.org
Email or screenshot must include PHS student's name & 22-23 School Year
Which Test Should I Take?
ACT, SAT, or both? Most colleges require a score from either the ACT or the SAT. Students do not need to take both tests, although some students choose to take both tests. Some students do better on the SAT while others do better on the ACT. How should you choose?
Take a practice test! Complete the practice tests then compare your scores for each test to decide which test you should take.
Once you finish the practice tests, look up how your scores match up to the scores of incoming freshman at the college of your choice. You can find these scores listed on the college profiles on websites like Naviance or www.collegeboard.org.
The ACT science section can be helpful for students with good reasoning skills.
If you are a slow test-taker, you might want to consider the SAT because it gives you more time to answer each question.
If vocabulary is not your strong suit, the ACT might be a better choice since it does not test vocabulary like the SAT does.