Applying for Post Secondary Education
Develop your résumé for employment or educational experiences. This is your chance to sell yourself!
Many applications require an essay. Begin your outline and develop your essay. Remember, your English
teachers and counselors are here to help.
Think about your career plans and interests and decide which school is right for you.
Narrow your post secondary choice list to 3 – 5 schools. Pick your dream school as well as a safety school.
Always have a backup plan.
Start visiting school campuses.
SAT/ACT Comparison Chart
(for regular $47 $48 (with writing section)
Available to students who demonstrate financial
need. You can receive up to 2 waivers, which
FEE WAIVERS th
are available for use from 11 grade to
2 hours and 55 minutes
TIME 3 hours, 45 minutes OR
3 hours and 25 minutes (with writing section)
215 questions divided into 4 multiple-choice
140 questions divided into 10 short sections: sections that cover English, science, math and
STRUCTURE one 25-minutes writing section, followed by reading with an additional 30-minute writing
sections in English grammar, math and reading section that has become necessary for the
scores to be accepted at most Florida colleges
¼ of a point subtracted for each wrong answer
No penalty for wrong or skipped answers. Each
from the number of correct answers to produce
section receives a score from 1 to 36. The four
SCORING a raw score for each section (800 for a perfect
sectors are averaged to give a composite
section, 2400 for an overall perfect score). No
number from 1 to 36.
penalty for skipped answers.
Critical Reading Math
SUBJECTS Math Reading
Reading passages with questions pertaining to
READING 4 passages, 10 questions per passage
comprehension and sentence completion
Science (analysis, knowledge, problem solving)
MATH Arithmetic, geometry, algebra, and algebra 2 Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and trigonometry
ESSAY Required Optional (final section)
SCORE 1/4 Math
COMPOSITION 1/4 Reading
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About the ASVAB
If you're serious about joining the military, then get serious about the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude
Battery (ASVAB). The ASVAB is a timed multi-aptitude test, which is given at over 14,000 schools and
Military Entrance Processing Stations (MEPS) nationwide and is developed and maintained by the
Department of Defense. Scoring high on the ASVAB will require study and concentration. Don't skimp on
preparing for this test. It's your future. Get the most out of it!