Michigan Merit Examination (MME) - NO CHARGE ACT TEST

The Michigan Merit Examination (MME) is the state assessment administered to students enrolled in Grade 11 (and Grade 12 as needed) in March of each year. The MME is OPTIONAL for homeschooled students.

The exam will provide students with a no charge ACT college entrance exam score that can be used to apply to college. In other words, you no longer have to pay to have your child take the ACT if they participate in MME testing. However, if homeschooled students participate, they must complete all of the MME testing, not just the ACT portion.

In the fall, homeschool students who are juniors/seniors and wish to participated in the MME in March should to contact the high school in the public school district in which they reside. You need to identify yourself as a home-schooled student who wants to participate in the MME. The public schools would prefer parents give notice in the fall of intent to take the MME, since the schools need sufficient time to order enough ACT materials for March testing.
Michigan Merit Examination

The ACT is a national college admissions examination that consists of subject area tests in English Mathematics Reading and Science. All Students may take or retake the ACT separate from the MME testing at their own expense. Several dates and local test locations are available during the year.
Go to: www.actstudent.org

The SAT is a widely used college admission test. It tests your knowledge of reading, writing and math. The SAT is offered several times a year in local test locations. Most students take the SAT for the first time during the spring of their junior year and a second time during the fall of their senior year.
Go to: http://sat.collegeboard.org/home

Check which admissions test, ACT or SAT, is preferred by the colleges and universities where your student is planning to apply.

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