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Most colleges and universities will accept either Scholastic Aptitude Test or American College Test scores for entrance. Some colleges also require SAT II Subject Tests, and the ACT can be used as a replacement for the SAT II requirement at certain universities.
Students should consult college catalogs for specific test requirements. The Preliminary SAT / National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test – PSAT / NMSQT – is a standardized test that gives students firsthand practice for the SAT, the nation’s most widely used college admission exam. The test is a required step for participation in the National Merit Scholar Competition. Students take the PSAT in the fall of their junior year of high school.
College and Career Centers are located at all district high schools. Support specialists are available before school, during lunch and after school and can help with topics such as:
For more info, contact the college and career specialist at your school. Our College and Career Centers are supported by the PV Schools Education Foundation.
Family Connection is a comprehensive website that you and your student can use to make plans about colleges, and careers. Family Connection is linked with Naviance™, a service that we use in our guidance offices to track and analyze data about college and career plans, to meet Arizona's ECAP (Educational and Career Action Plan) requirements.
Family Connection allows your student to:
To visit your school’s Family Connection site, visit the Naviance site.
Enter your school's zip code (find your school's website/address), then use the following credentials to log in:
password: your "other" password
We hope that you will find this resource helpful. If you have questions about Family Connection, please contact your school counseling department.