What is Early Action? Early action allows you to apply to a university early (around November 1) and receive a decision early (around mid-December). Early Action is non-binding, so you do not have an obligation to attend that university if accepted. You can apply to as many universities as you wish through Early Action and Regular Decision. You can shop around and see what university will provide you with the best financial aid package (financial aid, grants and scholarships)
What are AP classes? CollegeBoard developed curriculum for the Advance Placement Program which allows high schools to offer rigorous college-level classes and exams to their students. These classes allow students to earn both high school and college credit at the same time. Currently, CollegeBoard offers 38 subjects, and each high school determines which AP subjects will be taught at their school. The student takes the yearlong* AP class, and takes the corresponding AP test a
The College Entrance Exams: ACT and SAT Here is everything a junior in high school - and their parents - need to know about the ACT and SAT! What are these tests? They are college entrance exams that most universities require for admission. While most require them, a few don't. Here’s a list of colleges that don’t require the ACT or SAT. When should a student take the test? Ideally, students should prep for the ACT and SAT tests during the summer prior to their junior year of
What is a SAT Subject Test? A SAT Subject Test is a one hour multiple choice test on a specific subject. Collegeboard offers 20 different SAT subject tests, twelve of which are language tests.The most popular tests are Math I (Algebra and Geometry) and Math II (Trig and Pre-Calc), Bio, Chem, Physics, Literature and US History. Each individual test is scored on a 200-800 scale. For a SAT Subject Score to be an asset when applying to a highly selective university, a score of a
Interested in a full tuition scholarship for a Florida university? Every student attending a Florida high school has the potential to earn a full tuition - Bright Futures! What is Bright Futures? Bright Futures is a scholarship program which allows Florida high school seniors with significant academic merit to earn a scholarship to any public college/university or technical college in the state. It also offers the same funds to students attending a private college in Florida.