College Admissions Testing
Testing Information (VCS CEEB: #053468)
Taking standardized college admissions tests is a necessary part of applying
to four-year colleges and universities. Get all you need to know and register
for the SAT or ACT.
Learn About the SAT
The SAT Reasoning test changed in 2005. One of the major changes is the
addition of a Writing section to the test which includes an essay. Currently
about 20% of colleges and universities use the Writing section as part
of their testing admissions criteria.
Register for the SAT Online
Students planning on applying to four-year colleges should take two or
three SAT Reasoning tests beginning in the Spring of the junior year.
~If you miss a late registration deadline, see Mr. Gray about taking the
The SAT Subject Tests
The SAT Subject tests are required by the UCs (University of California)schools
and some other selective colleges and universities. Check with the schools
you are interested in. For the UC's, you must take two subject tests
in two different subject areas. If you take the math subject test, the
UC will not accept Math Lvl 1 but will accept Lvl 2.
The ACT is an alternate test to taking the SAT Reasoning test. Colleges
will accept either. Go to the link and you can learn about and/or register
for the ACT.
Advanced Placement (AP)
Learn about the Collegeboards AP program. Village offers 13 different AP classes.
SAT Prep Opportunities