Mira Mesa High School Code: 052858
What tests do I need to take to get into college?
Visit the website for the Universities/Colleges that you will be applying to in order to make sure you meet each University's/College's testing deadlines.
University of California schools (UC's) require the SAT Reasoning with Essay OR ACT with writing. While SAT Subject Tests are not required, some campuses recommend that freshman applicants interested in competitive majors take the tests to demonstrate subject proficiency. See the individual University websites for more detailed information.
Private Colleges and Universities require the SAT Reasoning with Essay OR ACT w/writing. Some private schools do not require the essay/writing test. See the individual website for each individual school for admission requirements. It is best to take the writing portion in case it is required. If it is not, it will not be considered or count against you. The SAT Subject test may be required for some of the more competitive colleges.
If you are enrolled in an Advanced Placement (AP) course you it is strongly recommended that you take the AP test for that course in the spring. Advanced Placement tests are given here at MMHS. You will need to sign up for the exam in the finance office during the registration period. For more information see your AP teacher or counselor for dates and fees.
Advanced Placement Tests (AP)
If you are enrolled in an Advanced Placement (AP) course, it is strongly recommended that you take the AP test for that course in the spring. You will need to sign up for the tests in advance and there may be a fee. For more information see your AP teacher or counselor for dates and fees.
What is the PSAT and how do I sign up for it?
The PSAT is the practice test for the SAT (Scholastic Achievement Test). It is offered one time a year in the Fall. The test is given school-wide for all sophomores and juniors enrolled at MMHS. Students will receive their test booklets back as well as a score report with information about ways to improve scores. They will be receiving it back in January in their Advisory class. Ask your student to show you their score
ACT & SAT Information
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