Mount Miguel High School

List of Test Optional Colleges for SAT/ACT

List of Test Optional Colleges for SAT/ACT

Standardized testing is an important part of college admissions.  Students should take time to plan and prepare for these tests, as well as know what scores are needed before they apply to college.  Many students make the mistake of waiting until the fall of their senior year, when college applications are due, to take the ACT and/or SAT for the first time. To ensure success, students should consider following the testing schedule below:
 Grade  Fall  Spring
 10th  PSAT    
 11th  PSAT    SAT/ACT
 12th  SAT/ACT  
To register for the SAT or ACT, please visit the websites below.  Please note that deadlines to register are usually one month prior to the testing date.





The SAT® is one of the best opportunities to show colleges across the country who you are and what they know.SENIORS: Taking the SAT in October ensures that your scores are available in plenty of time to meet college and university early decision and early action application deadlines. Signing up today means you will have one less thing to worry about in the fall.

When sending scores to colleges and universities through College Board, use CODE 3594 for ALL CSU's.  You only need to use this one code for CSU's, as they will share scores with all campuses. 

When sending scores to a UC, send to one UC school and they will share with all UC's.
Register for the SAT today!


2018-19 ACT test dates and deadlines are listed on  Go to for more information and to set up a student account.
Fee Waivers

Fee Waivers

Fees can be a barrier for you when it comes to testing and applying to college? You may want to see if you qualify for a fee waiver. We offer fee waivers to help lower-income students cover these fees. Students who meet the eligibility requirements can pick up a FEE WAIVERS ARE AVAILABLE IN THE COUNSELING CENTER ON A 1ST COME 1ST SERVE BASIS.  
**IMPORTANT - Students who qualify are allowed (2) TWO fee waivers during their entire school career.  So choose your dates wisely!
  • NCAA (Please go to this tab for information on fee waivers for NCAA)
No matter your financial situation, college is within reach. Attending a four-year college means you'll have more career options in the future. You'll also have the opportunity to meet a diverse group of people, study subjects you love, and uncover your passions and talents. A fee waiver can help you realize your college dreams.