Standardized Testing

BB&N College Counseling Office Recommended Testing Plan

Freshman Year

  • June: SAT Subject Test in science for SOME students. Students must self-register.

Sophomore Year

  • October: PSAT—OPTIONAL—the school will register sophomores for this test.
  • June: SAT Subject Test in science for SOME students. Students must register.

Junior Year

  • October: PSAT --OPTIONAL --the school will register juniors for this test. Results may qualify students for National Merit Scholarship.
  • February: Take your first ACT. Student must self-register.
  • March: Take your first SAT. Student must self-register.
  • May/June: SAT test dates can be used to take SAT Subject Tests, if appropriate, or retake the SAT. Your college counselor will help you decide. At most, 3 SAT Subject Tests will be needed.
  • April-July: ACT dates can be used to (re)test.

Senior Year

  • Aug-Dec: (Re)take the ACT, SAT, and SAT Subject Tests as needed.