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  • Call College Board with your device open and ready and they will help over the phone.  1-866-756-7346.
Columbia College Code:  130438
  • Use this code when registering yourself on-line for taking the SAT or ACT on a Saturday
  • All CHS sophomores take the PSAT Wed., October 16, 2019 (be here by 7:42)
  • All sophomores are already registered/paid for by the state
  • This is a practice test!
  • Testing locations will be posted a few days prior to the test on the Counseling Center Windows
  • For juniors it is voluntary to retake the PSAT on October 16, 2019 (be here by 7:42), but it should be taken again!  Why?
    • Only way to become eligible for Merit Scholarship (large scholarship opportunity)
    • The more practice the better the score possibility!
      • The better the score the more scholarships and college admission opportunities!
  • Fee for Juniors: $20
    • Deadline has passed and was Monday, Sept. 15, 2019
  • Testing locations (rooms) will be posted a few days prior to the test on the Counseling Center Windows
All Juniors will take the exam in April  
  • It is REQUIRED of all students to take either the SAT or ACT for graduation
    • An alternative assessment may be offered to those on Individual Education Plans (IEPs)
  • If a Junior does not take it on the scheduled April date he/she must register on-line to take it on a Saturday (College Board fees apply on Saturday test dates).
    • Please let Ms. Talbott know if you have are out sick with medical documentation/special circumstances come up.
  • It is highly advised to take both the SAT and ACT
    • Students may do better on one test over the other
SAT/ACT/PSAT Fee Waivers:
If your family is on government assistance or qualifies for financial need please see Ms. Talbott regarding possible fee waivers

What will my SAT/ACT scores be used for?

  • College Admission to four year institutions
  • College Math and English Placement
  • Scholarships (Look on the college website or contact the college for more information)
    • Great scores + Great Grades= Great Scholarships
  • Required for High School Graduation!
PSAT/SAT/ACT Practice Websites
(Click on links)
  • Offers ACT practice questions
  • Offers a full length practice SAT 
  • Short videos explain math and reading concepts
  • On the Website Click on "Register Now"
  • Offers both SAT and ACT practice tests
  • Click on "register" in the upper right hand corner to create an account
  • The website contains games and flashcards to help you prepare
  • There are also 7 full length practice tests
SAT Subject Tests
Sometimes required by more prestigious institutions 
  • Check the college website and make contact with the college
  • Not required by Idaho Institutions
PSAT: Taken in Oct. by all Sophomores and by Juniors (who pay and volunteer to take it)
To Access PSAT Scores CLICK HERE