SAT Test Info

2019-2020 SAT Test Dates & Deadlines for U.S. Students

Test Date: August 24, 2019
Registration Deadline
July 26, 2019
Late Registration Deadline
Deadline for Changes
Test Date: October 05, 2019
Registration Deadline
September 06, 2019
Late Registration Deadline
Deadline for Changes
Test Date: November 02, 2019
Registration Deadline
October 03, 2019
Late Registration Deadline
Deadline for Changes
Test Date: December 07, 2019
Registration Deadline
November 08, 2019
Late Registration Deadline
Deadline for Changes
Test Date: March 14, 2020
Registration Deadline
February 14, 2020
Late Registration Deadline
Deadline for Changes
Test Date: May 02, 2020
Registration Deadline
April 03, 2020
Late Registration Deadline
Deadline for Changes
Test Date: June 06, 2020
Registration Deadline
May 08, 2020
Late Registration Deadline
Deadline for Changes
Test Date
Registration Deadline
Late Registration Deadline
Deadline for Changes
August 24, 2019
July 26, 2019
October 05, 2019
September 06, 2019
November 02, 2019
October 03, 2019
December 07, 2019
November 08, 2019
March 14, 2020
February 14, 2020
May 02, 2020
April 03, 2020
June 06, 2020
May 08, 2020

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Registration Tips

If you’re looking for information on how to register your child for the SAT, here are some nuts and bolts about the process:

Ivy League Tutoring strongly recommends that you order and pay for the SAT Question-And-Answer Service at the time of registration in order to receive a copy of the test booklet, a list of your child’s answers, the answer key and information about the type and level of difficulty of each test question. Materials are mailed 2-3 weeks after scores are released. This service will provide your child with the opportunity to review the questions they missed (with a tutor or independently) and to improve upon their score.

How to get your SAT Score Report

SAT scores are available for online viewing on your SAT web account 2-3 weeks after your testing date.

If your child registered for the test online and wants to receive an official paper score report in addition to the online score report, he or she must request it at the time of registration. If your child registered by mail, he or she will automatically be sent a paper score report.

As soon as online score reports are available, the College Board will begin sending SAT score reports to the colleges your child selected at the time of registration. Alternatively, you can also wait until after scores are available online to choose which colleges, if any, to send the score report to.

The SAT registration fee includes four free score reports to send to colleges, and additional score reports can be sent for an additional fee.

Online score release dates are available here.

Ivy League Tutoring strongly recommends that you order the SAT Question-And-Answer Service at the time of registration in order to receive a copy of the test booklet, a list of your child’s answers, the answer key and information about the type and level of difficulty of each test question. Materials are mailed 2-3 weeks after scores are released. This additional service ($18) will provide your child with the opportunity to review the questions they missed (independently or with a tutor)  to improve upon their score.

Superscoring

“Superscoring” is when a college takes the highest sub-scores from various test dates to a get a new higher “Superscore,” also known as “Highest Section Scores Across Test Dates.” Superscoring allows for the fact that students do not always perform at their best on any one given test date. This scoring approach is used widely by many colleges across the U.S. College Board lists the individual SAT score policies of all colleges here.

College Board also offers a score reporting service Score Choice which allows students to pick and choose, in accordance with a college’s score-use policy, which scores to send to colleges. This allows students more control over and how and when colleges receive their scores. If a student opts not to use Score Choice, all test date scores will be sent to colleges.

Students in the Class of 2016 and 2017 may have taken the current SAT before Spring 2016 and then take the redesigned SAT later. We recommend that students send both scores to the colleges they apply to. As of November 2015, most colleges are undecided about whether or not they will “superscore” across both versions of the SAT.

How to compare SAT and ACT scores

You can view a current SAT to ACT concordance table here.

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