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    College Entrance Exams
     
     
    Most colleges and universities around the country require that students take college entrance exams.  It is important that you research which exams are required or accepted by your student’s universities of choice and to encourage students to allow enough time to prepare and take these exams.  This will help expedite their application process to the university. 
     
     
    ACT
     
    The ACT is America's most widely accepted college entrance exam. It assesses high school students' general educational development and their ability to complete college-level work. The multiple-choice test covers four skill areas: English, mathematics, reading, and science. The Writing Test, which is optional, measures skills in planning and writing a short essay. The test is intended to measure what students have learned in high school, so taking the right courses is important. www.actstudent.org/
     
    SAT
     
    Nearly every college in America accepts the SAT or Subject Tests as a part of its admissions process.  That’s why more than two million students take the SAT every year.  Students take Subject Tests to demonstrate to colleges their mastery of specific subjects like English, history, mathematics, science, and language.  Many colleges use the Subject Tests for admission, for course placement, and to advise students about course selection. 
     
    TSI
     
    The TSI Assessment is a program designed to help your institution determine if you are ready for college-level course work in the general areas of reading, writing and mathematics. This program also will help determine what type of course or intervention will best meet your needs to help you become better prepared for college-level course work if you are not ready.
    If you are an incoming college student in Texas, you are required to take the TSI Assessment — unless you are already exempt — to determine your readiness for college-level work. Based on how you perform, you may either be enrolled in a college-level course that matches your skill level or be placed in the appropriate developmental course or intervention to improve your skills and prepare you for success in college-level courses.
    accuplacer.collegeboard.org/sites/default/files/accuplacer-tsi-assessment-student-brochure.pdf 
     
    Number2.com (Free College Entrance Exam Preparation Material & Information)
     
    Number2.com's online test preparation courses are totally free! By creating an account you can access a customized course that includes user-friendly tutorials, practice sessions that dynamically adapt to each student's ability level, a vocabulary builder, and more.