College Planning Information

SAT and ACT Test Dates for 2015 - 2016

Register for the SAT at
Register for the ACT at

Test Date



Registration Deadline

Late Registration Deadline

(Additional Fee Required **)

Oct. 3

SAT & SAT Subject

September 3rd

September 22nd

Oct. 24


September 18th

October 2nd

Nov. 7 (at CHS)

SAT & SAT Subject

October 9th

October 27th

Dec. 5

SAT & SAT Subject

November 5th

November 23rd

Dec. 12 (at CHS)


November 6h

November 20th 

Jan. 23

SAT & SAT Subject

December 28th

January 12th

Feb. 6


January 8th

January 15th

Mar. 5

SAT only

February 5th 

February 23rd

Apr. 9 (at CHS)


March 4th

March 18th

May 7

SAT & SAT Subject

April 8th

April 26th

June 7(at CHS)

SAT & SAT Subject

May 9th

May 23rd

June 11


May 6th

May 20th 

 In March 2016, the SAT Test will be changing.  SAT will be offered
with or without an essay portion.  Fee changes are listed below.

October 2015 - January 2016 -- SAT Registration Fee = $54.50 (**Late Registration Fee = $28.00)

March 2016 - June 2016 -- SAT Registration with Essay = $54.50 (** Late Registration Fee = $28.00)
March 2016 - June 2016 -- SAT Registration w/o Essay = $43.00 (** Late Registration Fee = $28.00)

SAT Subject Test = $26.00 registration fee + $18.00 per test (Students can take up to 3 subject tests in one administration)

ACT w/o WritingRegistration Fee = $39.50 (**Late RegistrationFee = $25.00)

ACT w/ WritingRegistration Fee = $56.50 (**Late RegistrationFee = $25.00)

Shenandoah County Public Library

**Your Library Card Number is Your Password**

With your Shenandoah County Library Card you can have unlimited access to the following Test Prep Programs:

SAT Reasoning Test
SAT Subject Tests

Other tools that are free for Library Card Holders are:

Resume Builder
Career  Information
College Search Database
Scholarship Search Database


ASVAB Career Exploration Program

Beginning in the Fall of 2012, students in the 10th Grade will be given the ASVAB Career and Interest Inventory Assessment paired with an in-depth Career Planning and Guidance Lesson.  This program is intended to help identify students' career interests and give them the opportunity to explore a wide variety of career options and pathways.  This program is an integral part of the Career and College Readiness Program and will be included in each student's individualized Academic and Career Plan. 



The Virginia Education Wizard has teamed up with
The Virginia Community College System, Virginia Department of Educaiton, School Council for Higher Education,
Virginia 529, and the Educational Credit Management Corporation
to provide students with an interactive webpage that will guide and direct them in planning for their future,
discovering their interests, paying for college, search for the right school, and transfer from a
Virginia ommunity college into a four year higher education institution through the VCC transfer agreement program. 

To complete the Virginia Wizard Career Assessment and get started in planning for your future,

The "I AM THE ONE" program for high school students
offers numerous resources that will help students and parents
prepare for college, plan financially, and explore the
Virginia College and University system. 

"I AM THE ONE" offers a free planning guide for students
as well as a free parent checklist that will help familes keep track of
important deadlines and activities throughout the student's high school career.  

Please go to: I AM THE ONE for complete access.

 The ECMC Foundation believes that
"Every student deserves access to college"

(educational credit management source, 2009,

ECMC has produced and distributed the Virginia "Opportunities" book to
students, parents, and high schools all across Virginia. 
This booklet - available in English and Spanish, will help students choose the right college,
understand admissions requirements, explore financial aid sources, and file the FAFSA. 
For complete details, visit The ECMC Website or download an "Opportunities" guide below.