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Dear Parents:


We at BuffSci strive to ensure our students are academically successful. Please be advised that the Counseling Department will only provide working papers to students who are passing all courses. The student may pick-up an application outside of the counseling offices. Once completed return it along with a birth certificate and a physical.


Thank you for your cooperation and continued support.




BuffSci Guidance Department




The SAT is a globally recognized college admission test that lets you show colleges what you know and how well you can apply that knowledge. It tests your knowledge of reading, writing and math — subjects that are taught every day in high school classrooms. Most students take the SAT during their junior or senior year of high school, and almost all colleges and universities use the SAT to make admission decisions.




SAT Subject Tests are a great way to show schools what makes you unique and where you excel. Each test gives you an opportunity to demonstrate your knowledge of a specific subject, like math, science, history or languages


Some colleges recommend and others require SAT Subject Tests for admission or course placement. While some schools will ask you to take tests on specific subjects, other schools will let you choose. Colleges that don’t require SAT Subject Tests may also review your Subject Test scores to get more insight into your interests and skills.




 The ACT® test assesses high school students' general educational development and their ability to complete college-level work.

  • The multiple-choice tests cover four skill areas: English, mathematics, reading, and science.
  • The Writing Test, which is optional, measures skill in planning and writing a short essay.