Mustangs anxious for college entrance exams

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Zach Fenimore – Mustangs Ahead

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- Mustangs are starting to take the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) and the American College Test (ACT)  exam now that schools are open again.

At the end of last school year all tests were canceled due to COVID-19.

Mustangs can sign up for the SAT through the college board when they link their school account. They may also sign up for the ACT on ACT.org.

Both tests require a fee and personal and school information to sign up. The tests are held at different high schools in the area and are usually held on weekends.

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LRHS senior Layna Tuchman stated, “I am really excited to finally take my SAT for the first time since the schools shut down, I am looking forward to getting a great score and start applying to colleges.”

The next SAT is scheduled for 9 a.m. this Saturday, Sept. 26 at various schools around Manatee and Sarasota counties. The next ACT will be held on Saturday, Oct. 10.

LRHS senior Aulden St. Laurence stated, “I am nervous because it has been so long since I last took the SAT. However, I have been using this time in-between to study so I am confident I will do good.”

The SAT will also be held on Saturday, Nov. 7; Saturday, Dec. 5; and Saturday, Mar. 13. Additional information is available on College Board.

The next available dates for the ACT are Saturday, Dec. 12; and Saturday, Feb. 6. Additional information is available at ACT.org.