Guidance

For I know well the plans I have in mind for you—oracle of the Lord—plans for your welfare and not for woe, so as to give you a future of hope. – Jeremiah 29:11

Here is some important information provided by our high school guidance counselors, who are available to meet with students to discuss their goals and how to meet them.


IMPORTANT DATES

College Visit Days

University of Michigan – October 9, 2017, 9:30 am
Alma College –  October 9, 2017, 10:30 am
Hillsdale College –  October 10, 2017, 12:20 pm
Aquinas College – October 12, 2017, 12:30 pm
University of Chicago – October 16, 2017     12:30 PM
Columbia University –  October 19, 2017     8:00 AM
University of Notre Dame –  October 19, 2017     12:40 PM
Grand Valley State University –  October 25, 2017     8:47 AM
Ferris State University – November 2, 2017     1:00 PM

Saint Francis Exam Schedule:

First Semester:  January 8-11, 2018
Second Semester:  June 4-7, 2018

ACT Testing Dates

Test Date Registration Late Registration
September 9, 2017 August 4, 2017 August 5-18, 2017
October 28, 2017 September 22, 2017 Sept. 23 – Oct. 6, 2017
December 9, 2017 November 13, 2017 November 4-17, 2017
February 10, 2018 January 12, 2018 January 13-19, 2018
April 14, 2018 March 9, 2018 March 10-23, 2018
June 9, 2018 May 4, 2018 May 5-18, 2018
July 14, 2018 June 15, 2018 June 16-22, 2018

Cost:  $42.50 (no writing)  $58.50 (with writing)  $27.50 (late registration)
ACT Code:  233-580
Test Center Code:  214990


ACT INFORMATION

More information and registration for ACT

Preparing for the ACT

See also Khan Academy for test preparation


SAT Testing Dates:

Test Date Registration Late Registration Mail/phone
August 26, 2017 July 28 ,2017 August 8/15, 2017
October 7, 2017 September 8, 2017 September 19/27, 2017
November 4, 2017 October 5, 2017 October 17/25, 2017
December 2, 2017 November 2, 2017 November 14/21, 2017
March 10, 2018 February 9, 2018 February 20/28, 2018
May 5, 2018 April 6, 2018 April 17/25, 2018
June 2, 2018 May 3, 2018 May 15/23, 2018

Cost: $26 (includes 3 subject area tests, $21 for each additional)  $29 for late registration or change

School Code:  233-580
Test Center for Code for Interlochen:  23-340

More information and registration found here:  https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat/register

Preparing for the SAT via the College Board and/or Khan Academy  


College Common Application Dates:  November 1, 2017

http://www.commonapp.org/


ASPIRE Testing Date:  May 16, 2018 (subject to change)

AP Test Dates:

Date Test Time
May 7, 2018 Chemistry 8:00 AM
May 7, 2018 Psychology 12:00 PM
May 8, 2018 Spanish 8:00 AM
May 9, 2018 Lit. & Comp. 8:00 AM
May 10, 2018 U.S. Government 8:00 AM
May 11, 2018 Computer Science 12:00 PM
May 14, 2018 Biology 8:00 AM
May 15, 2018 Calculus 8:00 AM
May 16, 2018 Lang. & Comp. 8:00 AM
May 17, 2018 Statistics 12:00PM

Test fee is approximately $93 per test.

For help preparing for AP tests, visit this site or Khan Academy.


School PSAT/NMSQT Testing Date:  October 11, 2017


FAFSA Date Opens for the 2018-2019 School Year: July 1, 2018

https://fafsa.ed.gov/