No one enjoys sitting down on a Saturday morning to take a standardized test, but many of us do it nonetheless, because colleges want SAT scores as part of your application. While there are several colleges that are entirely test-optional and many others that have dropped the SAT or ACT essay requirement, chances are that you’re applying to at least one school that requires you to submit your scores. It’s in your best interest, then, to devote some time to mastering the material that you’ll find on the test. Here are some tips:
The next SAT test date is October 6, but seniors, you’re in luck! You can also take the test on November 3 or December 1 if you’re applying regular decision and want to take it again to see if your scores improve. Juniors, there are three opportunities in the spring of 2019 for you to take the test: March 9, May 4, and June 1, and of course, you’ll have opportunities during the fall of your senior years as well!