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Why the CLT?

The Classic Learning Test (CLT) is the new standard for college entrance exams. 95% of CLT educators in a survey state that they would recommend the CLT for students. Additionally, students have stated that the CLT is a positive experience when compared to the SAT and ACT.

"Students who study for the Classic Learning Test will enter college with the right formation, and their teachers will notice it immediately. I am certain that if, ten years from now, we could collect data on the performance of CLT students after one year of college, we would find a stark demonstration of superior achievement."
- Dr. Mark Bauerlein, Professor of English at Emory University and renowned author

For information regarding CLT research and validity, contact info@cltexam.com.

Below is a brief comparison chart of the three major college entrance exams, as well as a scoring comparison between these exams.

Scoring Comparison

CLTACTSAT
120N/AN/A
119N/AN/A
118N/AN/A
117N/AN/A
116N/AN/A
115N/AN/A
114361600
113361590
112361580
111361570
110351560
109351550
108351540
107351530
106341520
105341510
104341500
103341490
102331480
101331470
100331460
99321440
98321430
97321420
96311410
95311400
94311390
93301380
92301370
91291350
90291340
89291330
88281320
87281310
86281300
85271280
84271260
83261250
82261240
81261230
80251220
CLTACTSAT
79251210
78251200
77241180
76241160
75231140
74231130
73221110
72221100
71211090
70211080
69211070
68211060
67201040
66201030
65191010
6419990
6318980
6218970
6118960
6017950
5917940
5817930
5717920
5616900
5516880
5415870
5315850
5215830
5114820
5014800
4914780
4813770
4713750
4613730
4512720
4412700
4311680
4211670
4111660
4011650
3910640
3810630
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College Entrance Exam Comparisons

Features CLT SAT ACT
College/University Acceptance Some Most Most
Method Online Paper Paper
Estimated Time 2:00 3:00 2:45
Costs $54 $45 ($57) $39.50 ($56.50)
Scoring 0-120 600-1,600 1-36
Science Included    
Trigonometry Included
Essay/Writing Test Optional Optional Optional
Multiple Attempts