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SAT/ACT
Below you will find helpful information regarding SAT and ACT registration and test dates along with a comparison chart of the differences between the two examinations.

ACT Test Dates & Deadlines

 ACT Test Dates  Registration Deadline  ACT Scores Available
October 26, 2019 September 20 November 5
December 14, 2019 November 8 December 23
February 8, 2020 January 10 February 18
April 4, 2020 February 28 April 14


Milford ISD pays the cost of taking either the SAT or ACT tests once each school year. 

Registration fee ACT: $50.50
ACT Plus Writing: $67.00

Ask your counselor if you qualify for a fee waiver for taking the exams more than once.

E-mail Mr. Chambers

SAT Test Dates & Deadlines
 SAT Test Dates  Registration Deadline  SAT Scores Available
 October 5, 2019  September 6  October 18
 November 2, 2019  October 3  November 15
 December 7, 2019  November 8  December 20
 March 14, 2020  February 14  March 27
 May 2, 2020  April 3  May 15

Milford ISD pays the cost of taking either the SAT or ACT tests once each school year. 

Registration fee SAT: $49.50
Registration fee SAT with essay: $64.50

Ask your counselor if you qualify for a fee waiver for taking the exams more than once.

E-mail Mr. Chambers
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ACT vs. SAT:  How do the Tests Compare?
They are both standardized tests and they both factor into the college admissions process. Read on below, to find out about key differences.

 

ACT

SAT

Total Time

2 hrs 55 mins without Writing
3 hrs 35 mins with Writing

3 hrs without Essay
3 hrs 50 mins with Essay

 

Order of Sections

1. English
2. Math
3. Reading
4. Science
5. Writing (optional)

1. Reading
2. Writing and Language
3. Math No Calculator
4. Math Calculator
5. Essay (optional)

 

Time Per Section

English: 45 mins
Math: 60 mins
Reading: 35 mins
Science: 35 mins
Writing (optional): 40 mins

Reading: 65 mins
Writing and Language: 35 mins
Math No Calculator: 25 mins
Math Calculator: 55 mins
Essay (optional): 50 mins

 

# of Questions

English: 75 questions
Math: 60 questions
Reading: 40 questions
Science: 40 questions
Writing (optional): 1 essay

Reading: 52 questions
Writing and Language: 44 questions
Math No Calculator: 20 questions
Math Calculator: 38 questions
Essay (optional): 1 essay

 

Scoring

Total score range: 1-36

Each section uses a scale of 1-36.Your total score is the average of your four section scores.

The optional Writing section uses a scale of 2-12and does not count toward your final score.

Total score range: 400-1600

The Evidence-Based Reading and Writing (EBRW) and Math sections each use a scale of 200-800 and are combined for a total score.

The optional Essay uses three separate scales of 1-8 and does not count toward your final score.

Cost

$50.50 without Writing
$67.00 with Writing

$47.50 without Essay
$64.50 with Essay

 

Who Accepts Scores?

Accepted by all colleges and universities in the US

Accepted by all colleges and universities in the US


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