Guide to Standardized Testing for College

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Redesigned SAT

On March 5, 2014 the College Board announced a significant redesign of the SAT.  Click here to read the official announcement of that change on the College board Web site.

The most significant changes will be 1) a focus on more evidence-based and critical thinking; 2) a return to the 1600 point scale; 3) a move to what the College Board calls “relevant words” in the verbal sections; and 4) the elimination of penalties for wrong answers.

The College Board will be sending more detailed updates in April. We will pass those updates along as soon as we receive them. Please note that this new redesigned SAT will not go into effect until March, 2016.

Important Information About U.S. Registration

 

  • U.S. deadlines apply to students testing in the United States and U.S. territories
  • U.S. registration materials that are mailed must be postmarked by the U.S. deadlines. The deadlines expire at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time, U.S.A.
  • On March 14, only the SAT is offered.
  • Sunday administrations usually occur the day after each Saturday test date, for students who cannot test on Saturday due to religious observance.
  • The Language with Listening Tests are offered only in November.

 

Register for SAT Reasoning and Subject Tests at www.collegeboard.com (you will need a credit card), or pick up a registration bulletin at the College Office.

Advanced Placement registration forms will be available in the Registrar’s office in early March. Students must complete and sign these before March break.

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