College Testing

ACT (College Testing)
www.act.org (general info)
www.act.org/aap/disab/index.html (For students with disabilities)

CAHSEE (California State High School Exit Exam)
www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/hs/
Information about the test, (needed for high school graduation and as an entrance path to some colleges, with exceptions for some Special Education students.)  Also offers links to resources and the Educational Testing Services site (outside source.)

www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/hs/resources.asp
Exam blueprints, released test questions, study guides, teacher guides, and assistance packets for students and parents.

See also: CAHSEE Exemption Info for Students with Disabilities

California High School Proficiency Examination
www.chspe.net
Students who are 16 or older may take apply to take this exam in order to matriculate from high school early and be eligible to attend community college, technical school or a university.

College Level Examination Program (CLEP)
www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/clep/about.html
Find out how to take CLEP tests for college course credit or advanced placement.

College Board
www.collegeboard.org/ (General info)
www.collegeboard.com/testing (for SAT 1 and 2)

College Board AP (Advanced Placement) Exams
www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/ap/cal.html

College Board  CLEP Testing
http://clep.collegeboard.org/
Get credit for what you know.  ”By earning passing scores on CLEP exams, students can earn college credit, accelerating their education and placing into the right classes.”

College Board PSAT / NMSQT /
www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/psat/about.html
Information on the Preliminary SAT and the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test, which is cosponsored by the College Board and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) and may qualify some students for early offers of college scholarships by some schools.

College Board Testing Services for Students with Disabilities
www.collegeboard.com/ssd/student/index.html
Find out about eligibility, how to apply, important dates, documentation of disability, and what to do after you have been approved.

College Confidential Discussion Board
www.talk.collegeconfidential.com/
For homeschooling families

Johns Hopkins University (Center for Talented Youth)
http://cty.jhu.edu/imagine/links.html
CTY Talent Searches identify, assess, and recognize students with exceptional mathematical and/or verbal reasoning abilities. Students may participate in Grades 2-6 or Grades 7-8. Participation in the CTY Talent Search comes with benefits, including educational opportunities, scholarships, etc.