Registration for SAT Test scheduled to be held on August 24, 2019, recently closed on July 26, 2019. Deadline for changes is August 13, 2019. Those who take the test will get their scores on September 6, 2019. Students who take it with essays will get their multiple choice score with everyone else, however their essay score will be available between September 9 to 11, 2019. Colleges are provided the scores within 10 days of the same.
All SAT test dates for the next twelve months or one year are available. Upcoming SAT test dates 2019-2020 are October 5, 2019; November 2, 2019; December 7, 2019; March 14, 2020; May 2, 2020; June 6, 2020. Their respective registration deadlines are September 6, 2019; October 3, 2019; November 8, 2019; February 14, 2020; April 3, 2020; May 8, 2020. All deadlines expire at 11:59 pm eastern time U.S.
For the October exam, test scores will be released on October 18, 2019, and October 21-23, 2019 with essay. The November exam scores will be published on November 15, and November 18-20, 2019, likewise. December 20, 2019, and December 23-25, 2019, are the dates for score release for December exam. March SAT test score will be published on March 27, 2020, and March 30-April 1, 2020. May test score will be announced on May 15, 2020 , and May 18-20, 2020. And finally the June test score will be out on July 15, 2020, and July 15-17, 2020.
Students must check collegeboard.org for changes and final updates on dates. The SAT is a standardized test popular for US college admissions. The 3 hour long SAT costs $49.50. Test with essay is 3 hours 50 minutes long and costs $64.50. Non US students need to pay non-US regional fee also, which is $49 for India.
It is possible to take the SAT test even after missing the deadline – by getting on the waitlist. There are two circumstances under which waitlist status can be requested. First is when one misses the registration deadline. And the second is when paper registration is returned unprocessed and there was not enough time to resubmit it.
The wait listed students will be allowed entry to test center on a first come first serve basis. They are admitted only after registered students are seated, and it is decided that there are enough resources to accommodate them. Once the center is closed, waitlisted students cannot enter it, and they have to submit new request for waitlist.
The test center allocation decision is made by the test center coordinator. The candidates must present an valid photo ID from the country and bring along the printed wait-list ticket with them.
To appear for the SAT test, a candidate have to bring a valid photo ID issued by the Government, Original documents, Admission ticket, recent photograph that is same on the admit card which should be clear and visible.
As per the 2018 SAT suite annual report, a total of 2,136,539 took the SAT test in high school in that year and 1,449,142 took essay. The mean score were 1068 and 1096 respectively. The test is not only a requirement but also helps accepting colleges and universities help narrow down from among the thousands of applications it receives every year, thus making the individual scores important for admission.