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College Entrance Exams

For Seniors and Juniors (optional)

American College Test (ACT)

National Test Dates & Postmark Deadlines are set by ACT.

For seniors planning to attend a 4- year University such as Gallaudet, NTID, University of Minnesota. Gallaudet University now requires ACT PLUS WRITING for all applicants.

  • Return application to MSAD Sept 11, 2015 and take the test on October 27, 2015.

  • Return application to MSAD October 30, 2015 and take the test on December 15, 2015.

  • Return application to MSAD January 1, 2016 and take the test on February 9, 2016.

  • Return application to MSAD February 26, 2016 and take the test on April 12, 2016.

Accuplacer Test

For seniors planning to attend a state, community, technical college, or  junior considering PSEO.  Requirements: 8th grade reading level or higher. There is a $10 re-testing fee to repeat the test. Can also be taken at any state college.

  • Register by November 3, 2015 to MSAD and take the test on November 10, 2015.
  • Register by March 1, 2016 to MSAD and take the test on March 8, 2016.

See your Counselor or IEP Manager for additional information.