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Study Tips & Tutoring

Brightstorm - Free Homework Help Videos
Discover Your Learning Style
Essential Study Tips for Successful College Students

High School ACE- Homework Help

Index of Learning Styles Questionnaire

Khan Academy

Sites to Promote Academic Success

Study Guides & Strategies

Study Strategies Homepage

Varsity Tutors - FREE Learning Tools: Practice test for ACT, AP, CLEP, Subject Tests
TutorND offers FREE online tutoring and academic resources from for North Dakota residents. Students (K-College) and adults can get help from professional tutors in major subjects like math, science, social studies, English, or writing. The service can be accessed from any computer or smart device.

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Preparing for College Entrance Exams

ACT Information

ACT Assessment Information

ACT - What Colleges Have Decided about the Writing Test
ACT Practice Test Questions

ACT Math Sample Questions

ASVAB Test Prep - Mometrix Academy

CollegeBoard Homepage (SAT Exam)

Compass Sample Questions
Educational Testing Service
Free SAT Practice Test
Kaplan Test Prep & Admissions

Preparing for the ACT


Test Prep Review-Free Practice Tests

The Princeton Review

Varsity Tutors - FREE Learning Tools: Practice test for ACT, AP, CLEP, Subject Tests
March to Success Standarized Test Preparation Course
My SAT Online Score Report - Web site used by Counselors to help interpret SAT scores.

ASVAB Test Prep

ASVAB Sample Test Questions

ASVAB Practice Test Online

ASVAB Test Prep - Mometrix Academy

March to Success


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SAT & ACT Differences

Below is a list of the differences between the SAT and the ACT Exam. SAT used to stand for the Scholastic Aptitude Test, but this is no longer true. Now it is just called the SAT. The ACT still stands for the American College Test. The ACT is accepted for college admission by all colleges within the North Dakota University System.


  • No Science
  • No Trigonometry section
  • Vocabulary emphasized
  • Non multiple-choice questions included
  • Guessing penalty
  • No English grammar
  • Math accounts for 50% of your score
  • Questions go from easy to hard in most sections
  • All your SAT scores reported to colleges
  • Science reasoning section
  • Math sections include Trigonometry
  • Vocabulary less important
  • Entirely multiple-choice
  • No guessing penalty
  • English grammar tested
  • Math accounts for 25% of your score
  • Easy & hard questions mixed within sections
  • Report scores only from the test dates you choose

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ACT/ SAT/ ASVAB Testing Dates

ACT Testing Dates

Test Date

Deadline to Register

June 10, 2017 May 5, 2017
September 9, 2017 August 4, 2017
October 28, 2017 September 22, 2017
December 9, 2017 November 3, 2017
February 10, 2018* January 12, 2018
April 14, 2018 March 9, 2018
June 9, 2018 May 4, 2018
July 14, 2018* June 15, 2018

*No test centers are scheduled in New York
for the February test date.

**ASPIRE replaced the PLAN Test in 2014


SAT Testing Dates

Test Dates


Deadline to Register

June 3, 2017*
SAT & Subject Tests
May 9, 2017
August 26, 2017
SAT & Subject Tests

July 28, 2017

October 7, 2017 SAT & Subject Tests September 8, 2017
October 14, 2017 PSAT to be determined
November 4, 2017
SAT & Subject Tests
October 5, 2017
December 2, 2017
SAT & Subject Tests
November 2, 2017
March 10, 2018*
SAT Only
February 9, 2018
May 5, 2018
SAT & Subject Tests
April 6, 2018
June 2, 2018*
SAT & Subject Tests
May 3, 2018

ACT/WorkKeys State Testing Program

Test Date for 2018: March 20, 2018

ACT/SAT Websites

Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery Test (ASVAB)


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