What is the SAT test?

If you’re a college bound student, you’ve probably heard your friends, teachers, and parents mention the SAT. They talk about how difficult the test can be for countless students, they warn about preparing for this test early, and they make it clear that doing well on this test can make or break whether or not students will be able to get into the colleges of their dreams. While you may…

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International SAT Test Dates

If you’re planning on taking the SAT outside of the United States, Puerto Rico, or the U.S. Virgin Islands, you’ll want to pay close attention to international SAT test dates and test registration windows among other key factors. While the content on the test is the same for the both domestic and international test takers, there are a few differences for international students to consider: Fewer test dates While domestic…

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SAT for International Students From 2023 Onwards

If you are an international student, the SAT is going to look a little different for you this spring.  Starting in 2023, international students will be taking the new, online version of the SAT, which comes with a few changes. Key changes on the 2023 SAT While the SAT will still be used to measure your college readiness, and the test will still be scored out of 1600, there are…

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SAT Time Breakdown With Breaks

For any student considering to take the SAT, here’s the full SAT time breakdown with breaks that you should use to help your test prep. Doing well on the SAT will help bolster your college applications and increase your eligibility for a variety of competitive scholarships and academic programs. While you will obviously want to have a strong understanding of the concepts covered on the test to earn a good…

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SAT Score Under Review

You spent hours studying and taking SAT prep courses to prepare for the SAT, you’ve waited patiently for your SAT score to be released, and you’ve raced to a computer in hopes of seeing that you’ve reached your target score, only to find that your score is neither higher or lower than you had hoped…it’s under review. While it’s incredibly rare for this to happen, the College Board does flag…

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SAT Score Range

When you take the SAT, you will receive a composite score between 400-1600. Whether you score on the low end or the high end of this range, it can be a bit tricky to analyze your score and determine whether or not your score is “good enough.” This guide will help you understand your score and how colleges use SAT scores to rank applicants: Analyzing your SAT score Unlike many…

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How to cancel your SAT registration

When test day approaches, there are always some students who decide they no longer want to take the SAT. For some, they feel unprepared for the test, and they want more time to study before they take it. Others decide they would rather take the ACT instead. Some finalize their college lists and realize that they aren’t obligated to take the test to apply to their top schools. Regardless of…

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Digital SAT

Like banking, job applications, and many restaurants’ menus, the SAT has gone digital. Or at least it will be delivered digitally starting in 2024. This test, which has always been administered using physical test booklets and answer sheets, will be accessed on laptops and other school-issued devices beginning with this year’s freshmen class (the class of 2025). This monumental change has left many students and educators alike wondering how the…

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SAT Curve vs. Equating

In high school, and even in college, you will take some classes where assignments and exams are graded on a curve. This means that grades are adjusted in some fashion in order for teachers and professors to create a proper distribution of grades. On an ideal exam, for instance, the grades would form a bell curve with most of the test scores forming the mean or middle of the bell…

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SAT Fees

If you score within a high percentile on the SAT, you can end up with thousands of dollars in scholarship money when it’s time for college. However, before you can think about the money you can earn from taking the SAT, it’s important that you’re aware of the costs associated with the test. This guide will show you all of the SAT registration and scoring fees as well as a…

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