Keep Track of Test Time: Exam Calendar

Wondering when you can expect the next big test? Check out this calendar to get a month-by-month view. Most importantly, visit the Web site related to your exam of choice for the latest details about testing dates, locations, and requirements.

Standardized Test Calendar
Month Test Abbreviation Full Name  
January CSET California Subject Examinations for Teachers  
  Praxis I-PPST Pre-Professional Skills Test  
  SAT SAT and Subject Tests  
  TAKS Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills  
  Praxis II-MSAT Multiple Subjects Assessment for Teachers  
February ACT Assessment American College Testing Exam (No test scheduled in New York)  
  CBEST California Basic Educational Skills Test  
  LSAT Law School Admission Test  
  TAKS Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills  
  GRE Graduate Record Examination  
March CSET California Subject Examinations for Teachers  
  Praxis I-PPST Pre-Professional Skills Test  
  SAT SAT only  
  Praxis II-MSAT Multiple Subjects Assessment for Teachers  
  TAKS Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills  
April ACT Assessment American College Testing Exam  
  CBEST California Basic Educational Skills Test  
  Praxis I-PPST Pre-Professional Skills Test  
  Praxis II-MSAT Multiple Subjects Assessment for Teachers  
  TAKS Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills  
May AP Advanced Placement Exams  
  CSET California Subject Examinations for Teachers  
  SAT SAT and Subject Tests  
June ACT Assessment American College Testing Exam  
  GRE Graduate Record Examination  
  CBEST California Basic Educational Skills Test  
  LSAT Law School Admission Test  
  Praxis I-PPST Pre-Professional Skills Test  
  Praxis II-MSAT Multiple Subjects Assessment for Teachers  
  SAT SAT and Subject Tests  
  TAKS Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills  
July CSET California Subject Examinations for Teachers  
  TAKS Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills  
August CBEST California Basic Educational Skills Test  
  TASP Texas Academic Skills Program  
  Praxis I-PPST Pre-Professional Skills Test  
  Praxis II-MSAT Multiple Subjects Assessment for Teachers  
September ACT Assessment American College Testing Exam (available only in Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Nevada, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, and Washington)  
  Praxis II-MSAT Multiple Subjects Assessment for Teachers  
  LSAT Law School Admission Test  
October ACT Assessment American College Testing Exam  
  CBEST California Basic Educational Skills Test  
  LSAT Law School Admission Test  
  GRE Graduate Record Examination  
  PSAT/NMSQT Preliminary Scholastic Assessment Test/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test  
  SAT SAT and Subject Tests  
November COOP Cooperative Admissions Examination Program (Catholic High School Admissions)  
  Praxis I-PPST Pre-Professional Skills Test  
  Praxis II-MSAT Multiple Subjects Assessment for Teachers  
  SAT SAT and Subject Tests  
December ACT Assessment American College Testing Exam  
  CBEST California Basic Educational Skills Test  
  LSAT Law School Admission Test  
  SAT SAT and Subject Tests  

Arrange your own testing time and location for these exams:

AFOQT Air Force Officer Qualifying Test
AFAST Alternate Flight Aptitude Selection Test
ASTB Aviation Selection Test Battery
ASVAB Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery
GED General Educational Development-High School Equivalency Test
GMAT Graduate Management Admission Test (September to December is the peak testing period, but it is pretty consistent throughout the year)
GRE Graduate Record Examination (Computer-based exam given throughout the year)
HSPT High School Placement Test
NET Nurse Entrance Test
NLN PAX RN National League for Nurses RN Pre-Admission Examination
Police Examinations All Levels
Praxis I-PPST Pre-Professional Skills Test (Computer-based exam given throughout the year)
PSB Nursing School Aptitude Examination Psychological Services Bureau Nursing School Aptitude Examination (RN)
TOEFL Test of English as a Foreign Language