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Free SAT Practice Test

A free SAT practice test will be proctored by Sylvan Learning on the Fuqua School upper school campus on March 25 from 10 a.m.- 1:30 p.m.  This opportunity is open to all 10th and 11th grade students. All participating students will receive a complimentary score report and will be able to have limited access to  Complete this flyer and return to Mrs. Vick if you would like to participate in the free SAT practice test.  There is also a SAT prep short course being offered (see below) but participating in the practice test does not obligate you to take the course.  

Sylvan SAT Prep Short Course

Sylvan Learning, in partnership with Fuqua School, will be offering a SAT Prep Seminar at Fuqua School to prep for the May 6 SAT exam.  Interested sophomores and juniors should complete the registration process. Click on this link for flyer and registration info.  
Cost: $249
Saturday, March 25, 10am-1:30 p.m.: full length proctored practice SAT test  
Tuesday, March 28: All participating students can access score report
Wednesday, March 29: Access to available to all testing students.
Friday, March 31: Final deadline to enroll in the on-campus seminar course. Enroll with Sylvan by calling (434)-832-1000 or email
Sunday, April 2: On-campus seminar session from 1:30 p.m - 5:40 p.m.
Sunday, April 9: On-campus seminar session from 1:30 p.m. - 5:40 p.m.
Weeks of April 16 and 23: Students complete self-directed assigned drills and exercises.
Sunday, April 30: On-campus seminar session from 2:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Final Review and post-test.

"How am I Going to Pay for College" Information Night

Guest: Rosa Thomas, Hampden-Sydney College Financial Aid Office
If you missed the information session on college financial aid, please stop by the guidance office to pick up some helpful materials. Our guest, Rosa Thomas, assistant director of  the Hampden-Sydney College Financial Aid office, discussed the FAFSA (Free Application for Student Aid) and also explained the different types of aid that colleges offer to admitted students. Need help filling out the FAFSA or deciphering your financial aid package? Please feel free to contact Krissy Vick in the guidance office.

SAT/ACT Information

Juniors should plan to take the SAT and ACT this spring or early summer.
Sophomores still have plenty of time, but some choose to take at least one test this year for practice.
Freshman do not need to take SAT or ACT yet.

SAT Test dates:  May 6, June 3, August tbd
ACT Test dates: Feb. 11, April 8 (at Fuqua), June 10

Register here for the SAT:
Register here for the ACT:
 PSAT score reports and test booklets were distributed to all juniors and sophomores. Please encourage your students to review the report. This will help them determine areas they need to focus on for SAT/ACT preparation. Reports can also be accessed online at


5 Steps for College Preparation

Check out these tips for a nice summary of what seniors should be doing right now!
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Krissy Vick
Career and College Counselor
(434) 392-4131 x238
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