So you're doing very well in high school - you have a good grade point average. What
more should you be concerned with? The ACT and/or the SAT are the two primary college
entrance examinations taken by American high school students. Your ability to perform
well on these exams is critical for university admissions. The average entrance exam
score of incoming University of Memphis freshmen is 22 on the ACT and 1040 on the
SAT. However, you should keep in mind that the higher your score (in combination with your GPA), the greater your chances of being scholarship eligible.
You are encouraged to begin preparation early for the ACT or SAT and take practice
tests whenever possible. Preparation resources, and practice tests are available online
for the ACT and the SAT. Your high school guidance counselor will be able to provide you additional information
in regards to preparing for the exam/s.