SAT/AP/TOEFL

​PSAT, SAT, AP AND TOEFL

Our high school program’s foundation is based upon the College Board’s SAT and AP curriculum specifications. High school students at Concordia who are preparing themselves for university or college in the United States or elsewhere including Hong Kong can qualify for admission by writing and excelling in the SAT Reasoning, Subject Tests and the TOEFL-iBT test in English proficiency.

Students with good AP scores are generally admitted in preference by universities all over the world. Successful completion of AP courses always places a student in a more advantageous position in college application.

High School students at Concordia write the following tests and exams annually:

Grade 10-11 Students : PSAT in October

Grade 11-12 Students : SAT Reasoning Test in January

                                        SAT Subject Tests in June

                                        AP Exams in May

Grade 11 Students     : TOEFL-iBT in May

Preparation for the above stated tests/exams is built into our regular High School curriculum. Therefore, students are prepared for university/college entrance upon completing Grade 12 with our Graduation Diploma.

The following paragraph illustrates the admission requirements for a government funded University in Hong Kong for students from an American-patterned school system. These requirements serve to exemplify how our High School students ought to plan their study at Concordia for their next stage of education, be it in the United States or other overseas locations.

(1)General Admission Requirements

1) Graduation from high school, and

2) SAT Reasoning Test with a minimum combined score of 1650, and

3) 2 SAT Subject Tests, each with a minimum score of 500, or

       2 AP courses, each with a minimum score of 3.

(2) English Language Requirements (any one of the following)

      Test                                                 Minimum Attainment

TOEFL-iBT                                                                  80

SAT Reasoning Test, writing sub-score                  8

AP English Language and Composition                 4

AP Literature and Composition                                4

(3)Programme-specific and School-specific Requirements

Most Arts, Business and Social Sciences degree programs do not have additional specific subject requirements. However, for programs such as Science and Engineering, score/grade in specific subjects are usually required.

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