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Class of 2019 Statistics
- Accepted into 133 colleges
- Attending 42 different colleges
- 40% were accepted into an Honor’s College or Program
- 41% are attending college out of state next year
- 52% are attending college in state next year
- 7% are taking a Gap Year, joining branch of the Military, or doing work apprenticeships
- $10,818,113 were offered to our students in merit scholarships
- 80% of the students were offered a merit scholarship
Class of 2019 Acceptances
(An * indicates a student will be attending this college next fall)
|Agnes Scott College||Haverford College||Temple University|
|American University *||Hiram College||The American University of Paris|
|American University of Paris*||Hofstra University||The Catholic University of America|
|Arizona State University*||Hope College||The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina|
|Augustana College||Indiana University at Bloomington||The College of New Jersey|
|Barnard College*||Ithaca College||The George Washington University|
|Barrett, The Honors College*||Kalamazoo College||The University of Alabama|
|Bellarmine University||Kenyon College||The University of Arizona*|
|Belmont Abbey College*||Lehigh University||The University of Arizona Honors*|
|Benedictine College||Lewis & Clark College||The University of Oklahoma|
|Biola University||Loyola Marymount University||Trinity University*|
|Boston College||Loyola University Chicago||Tufts University|
|Boston University*||Loyola University Chicago (School of Business)||University of California, San Diego|
|Boston University Kilachand* Honors College||Loyola University Maryland||University of California, Santa Barbara|
|Brandeis University||Loyola University New Orleans||University of Chicago*|
|Brigham Young University – Provo*||Marquette University||University of Colorado at Boulder|
|Brigham Young University-Hawaii||Massey University*||University of Dallas*|
|Butler University*||McKendree University||University of Denver*|
|California Lutheran University||Middlebury College||University of Hawaii at Manoa|
|Carleton College||Northeastern University*||University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign|
|Case Western Reserve University*||Northern Arizona University*||University of Massachusetts, Boston|
|Chapman University*||Northern Arizona University Honors||University of Miami|
|Chatham University||Nova Southeastern University||University of Michigan|
|Colorado College||Paradise Valley Community College*||University of Nebraska at Lincoln|
|Colorado Mesa University||Pennsylvania State University||University of Notre Dame*|
|Colorado State University||Pepperdine University||University of Oregon|
|Columbia University*||Pomona College*||University of Pittsburgh|
|Concordia University Wisconsin||Purdue University||University of Portland|
|Creighton University||Quinnipiac University||University of Redlands|
|DePaul University||Reed College||University of Richmond|
|Drake University*||Regis University*||University of San Diego*|
|Drexel University||Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute*||University of San Francisco|
|Duquesne University||Sacred Heart University||University of South Carolina|
|Eastern University||Saint Joseph’s University||University of Toledo*|
|Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Prescott*||Samford University||University of Utah|
|Emerson College||San Diego State University*||University of Washington|
|Emmanuel College*||Santa Clara University||Villanova University|
|Emory University*||Sarah Lawrence College||Virginia Military Institute*|
|Fordham University||Scottsdale Community College*||Wake Forest University|
|Franciscan University of Steubenville*||Seattle University||Washington and Jefferson College|
|GateWay Community College||Simmons University||Wesleyan University|
|Georgia Institute of Technology||Smith College*||Western Washington University|
|Gonzaga University*||Southern Methodist University||Whitman College|
|Grand Canyon University*||St. John’s College||Willamette University|
|Grinnell College*||St. Lawrence University||Worcester Polytechnic Institute|
|Wyoming Catholic College|
College Testing Information
Veritas Preparatory Academy School Code: 030583
SAT vs. ACT Which Test is Right for You? www.princetonreview.com/college/sat-act
Test Prep Resources
Khan Academy (SAT Prep): www.khanacademy.org
SAT Daily Practice: www.collegeboard.org search Daily Practice
ACT Prep: www.act.org search ACT Prep
SAT Subject Tests
SAT Subject Tests are college admission exams on specific subjects. These are the only national admission tests where you choose the tests that best showcase your strengths and interests. SAT Subject Test information can be found on the College Board web page at www.collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat-subject-tests
- There are 20 SAT Subject Tests in five general subject areas:
- English, history, languages, mathematics and science.
- Each Subject Test is an hour long.
- They are all multiple-choice and scored on a 200–800 scale.
- Subject Tests test you on your knowledge of subjects on a high school level.
- The best way to prepare is to take the relevant courses and work hard in them.
College Level Examination Program (CLEP):
CLEP exams are created and administered by CollegeBoard. You may receive college credit for what you already know, for a fraction of the cost of a college course. You can prepare for and take the exams on your own time, whether you’re getting a head start on college or working to finish your degree. Register for a CLEP exam at www.collegeboard.org.
- Save money – CLEP exam costs $85.
- Earn college credit – Passing score on a CLEP exam can earn you three or more college credits.
- Save time – CLEP exams you can place out of introductory courses and move more quickly towards your major or other areas of study.
Upcoming Testing Dates
*Please note that these dates are as of 11/13/19.
|SAT Test Date||Registration Deadline||SAT Scores Available|
|December 14, 2019||November 8, 2019||December 20-26, 2019|
|March 20, 2020||February 14, 2020||March 27-31, 2020|
|May 2, 2020||April 3, 2020||May 15-21, 2020|
|June 6, 2020||May 8, 2020||July 15, 2020|
To register for the SAT, signup on College Board.org site
|ACT Test Date||Registration Deadline||ACT Scores Available|
|December 14, 2019||November 8, 2019||December 26, 2019|
|February 8, 2020||January 10, 2020||February 25, 2020|
|April 4, 2020||February 28, 2020||April 14, 2020|
|June 13, 2020||May 8, 2020||June 23, 2020|
|July 18, 2020||June 19, 2020||July 28, 2020|
To register for the ACT, go to the Act.org site
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