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SAT Test Dates

2021 - 2022 Dates 

SAT Date SAT Subject Test Available?
August 28, 2021 Yes
October 2, 2021 No
November 6, 2021 Yes
December 4, 2021 Yes
March 12, 2022 No
May 7, 2022 Yes
June 4, 2022 Yes

  To register go to CollegeBoard.

SAT Preparation Guide

Magoosh SAT Study Resources

 ACT Test Dates

Test Date Registration Deadline
September 11, 2021 August 6
October 23, 2021 September 17
December 11, 2021 November 5
February 12, 2022 January 7
April 2, 2022 February 25
June 11, 2022 May 6
July 16, 2022 June 17

 To register go to ACT.

ACT Preparation Guide

Magoosh ACT Study Resources

FREE College Course


Community College of Vermont (CCV)

Intro to College Studies – a FREE non-credit course offered in all CCV locations this summer and fall. Thanks to continued support from VSAC’s GEAR-UP program, the Next Generation Commission, Vermont Department of Education, and the Vermont Community Foundation, students who successfully complete the Introduction to College Studies can apply for a voucher to take a free college course at CCV, any of the other Vermont State Colleges, or another partnering school while they are still in high school or the summer immediately following their senior year. Contact CCV for more information. 


Class of 2020 & Class of 2021: Check out Green Mountain Grad!

Starting July 1, 2021 every high school graduate from the Class of 2020 & the Class of 2021 can take a tuition-free course at any school in the VSCS: Northern Vermont University at Johnson or Lyndon, Community College of Vermont, Vermont Technical College or Castleton University. Any time, any campus, online or in-person. Whatever course that starts after July 1, 2021 that fit your schedule. 




Institutes of Vermont

Vermont's flagship summer program for talented teens, the Governor's Institutes offers 8 summer Institutes that gather teenagers from every high school in Vermont to study in-depth on the topics of their choice, such as Arts, Engineering, Mathematics, Information Technology, Entrepreneurship, Current Issues and more. All Institutes are residential, take place on college campuses, and offer sliding scale tuition to meet all family budgets.



Career Exploration Resources:

Find Your Grind

Mapping Your Future

Vermont Department of Labor


Post-Secondary Exploration Resources:

Best Trade Schools

College Navigator

College Search, Reviews, Scholarships, College Admissions

Common Application

Online College/Degrees/Scholarships

Start College for Free

Ten Best Ways To Get Free College Classes

University HQ

Vermont State Colleges


Financial Aid Resources:

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC)


College Planning Checklists:

9th Grade Planning Checklist

10th Grade Planning Checklist

11th Grade Planning Checklist

12th Grade Planning Checklist