College Planning Calendar: August 2020

Stay on top of the college planning process with our monthly College Planning Calendar for counselors, students, and parents.

Sunday, August 2

National Friendship Day

Spend today appreciating your friends by letting them know how much you value their friendship.

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Saturday, August 8

Free SAT Bootcamp

Another month of free virtual ACT and SAT prep classes with Kaplan starts today. Kick it off with this SAT Bootcamp from 1:00–2:30 pm. Students can sign up here!

CX SAT Word Game: Students can also prepare for the SAT by using our handy word game right here on CollegeXpress! Study those difficult words that often pop up on the test and see how you stack up against other CX students.

Tuesday, August 11

ACT full scores released

The complete ACT scores for the July 18 testing date should be released by this date.

Friday, August 14

ACT registrations

Today is the normal registration deadline for the September 12 ACT test date.


Monday, August 17

SAT late registration

Today is the late registration deadline for the August 29 SAT test date. 

Free SAT Bootcamp

What better way to complement a deadline date than by joining Kaplan online for the second SAT Bootcamp webinar of the month from 6:30–8:00 pm. 

Top SAT Prep Do’s and Don’ts: Encourage your students to supplement their webinar learning with these quick SAT tips.

Tuesday, August 18

Free ACT prep class

This is the only free ACT prep class for the month of August, so make sure students register before it fills up. They should be prepared to settle in for this one from 7:30–8:30 pm.

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Tuesday, August 25

Free SAT Bootcamp

This is your students’ last chance to register for a free SAT Bootcamp class through Kaplan for August. This one will run from 7:00–8:30 pm.

Wednesday, August 26

Women’s Equality Day

Today is the day the US commemorates the adoption of the 19th Amendment in the Constitution. Celebrate by lifting up and supporting womankind!

Powerful Women in the History of Education: Learn about five amazing female figures who helped paved the way for future generations of women to access education. Be sure to share their stories with your students too! 

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Friday, August 28

ACT late registration

Today is the late registration deadline for the September 12 ACT test date.

Saturday, August 29

SAT test date

Subject Tests will be available on this SAT testing date.

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