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ACT/SAT/TSI

When should I take the SAT/ACT?
 
Magnolia High School recommends taking the SAT and/or ACT during the spring of your junior year. 
 
 
Which test is best for you?
Check out the sites below to help you make that decision:
 
 
Need Practice for the SAT and/or ACT?
 
 
SAT REGISTRATION
 
We recommend taking the SAT between March and June of your Junior year, giving you time to retake the test so you can apply to colleges in August.
 
1.  Register at collegeboard.org or click this link: SAT
2.  Create an account.  Please keep your username and password so you can access your scores.  After creating an account, click "Register".  You must complete this section to select the schools you are planning to submit an application to receive your scores for free.  If you are an athlete, send your scores to the NCAA with code 9999.  For rapid registration, complete the fields marked with a red asterisk (*). If you do not select these prior to testing, it will cost you $12 per school to send your scores to the colleges you choose.
3.  Our school code is 444-425
4. You must upload your photo before the registration is complete.
5.  Students need to sign up for the writing portion! (Though not always considered by colleges, it is required for an application to be complete). 
ACT REGISTRATION
 
We recommend taking the ACT in the spring of your Junior year sometime between March and July.  This will give you time to retake the test and be ready to apply to colleges in August.
 
 
1.  Go to actstudent.org or click on link:   ACT
2.  Create an account.  Please keep your username and password so you can access your scores.  After creating an account, click "Register".  You must complete this section to select the schools you are planning to on applying to receive your scores for free.  If you are an athlete, send your scores to the NCAA with code 9999.  For rapid registration, complete the fields marked with a red asterisk (*).  If you do not select these prior to testing, it will cost you $12 per school to send the scores to the college of your choice.
3.  Our school code is 444-425.
4. You must upload your photo before the registration is complete.
5.  Students need to sign up for the writing portion! (Though not always considered by colleges, it is required for an application to be complete). 
 
 
What is the TSI?
The Texas Success Initiative Assessment, better known as the TSI test, is a program which determines the appropriate level of college coursework for an incoming student. The TSI test consists of three separate exams: Mathematics, Reading, and Writing.  The test is online and does not have a time limit.  Most students finish in 3 to 4 hours.
 
Who should take the TSI?
Any student who is interested in taking dual courses.   The TSI provides valuable information about college readiness, if you plan on taking dual courses or attending a Junior or Community College, the TSI is required.