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Are You Taking Your SAT on Saturday?

Hooray! You’re so close to hopefully being done with the SAT forever!


Okay. Let’s not celebrate just yet.

How prepared are you?

I hope that you’ve been studying for awhile, and are familiar with the types of questions and concepts that the SAT is about to throw your way. At the very least, you should know that the SAT is on Saturday, January 23rd (that’s this weekend).

You should also know that this is the last time that the current version of the SAT will be offered. It’s the end of an era! After Saturday, the SAT will be completely revamped. But, don’t worry about that – we have lots of information about the New SAT and we offer Magoosh New SAT prep to help you study. For now, though, let’s focus on your upcoming SAT!

Now’s the time to figure out where your testing location is and what you need to bring to the SAT.

Whether you are fully prepared and just need to stay relaxed, or you completely forgot that your SAT is coming up and you’re starting to panic — you should take advantage of these convenient resources to help you survive this week.

Resources for the fully prepared student:

You’re awesome for studying so far in advance. Stay calm this week so all your hard work can pay off!




Resources for the completely freaked out student:

It’s okay to be nervous, but don’t give up!



  • 1 Week SAT Study Schedule: We will guide you through the test format and all the basics. Just study a little bit every day until the test.
  • 3 Day SAT Study Schedule: Because studying for three days is better than not studying at all. You’ll be much more confident going into the SAT if you know the format and have some practice with SAT-level questions.
  • Magoosh’s Complete Guide to the SAT eBook: Now is a great time to start reading through this eBook. Familiarize yourself with the format of the test, learn about each section, and try some practice problems.
  • Best Free SAT Vocabulary Resources: It’s time to start cramming the most common SAT vocab words into your brain! These adaptive resources will help you prioritize the words you don’t already know.
  • Magoosh’s SAT Practice Questions: If you want to more familiar with .

And, for anyone with last minute questions, ask us in the comment section, below!

Hang in There



You’re so close to the finish line. Even if you have to study like crazy for the next three days, that’s okay. Doing well on the SAT is worth the work. 🙂

Need a more comprehensive list of SAT posts? Check out our roundup of Free SAT Resources.

About Rita Kreig

Rita helps high schoolers find Magoosh, improve their SAT/ACT scores, and get into their dream schools. She earned both her BA and Master of Pacific International Affairs from UC San Diego, where she also studied Spanish, French, and Portuguese. Rita loves education and marketing, just as much as she loves vinyasa yoga and baking chocolate chip cookies.

9 Responses to “Are You Taking Your SAT on Saturday?”

  1. Sujin says:

    Mine is this Saturday >.<
    Now just a couple more days until I LET IT GO XD

    • Sujin says:

      but…i’m in 8th grade so…

      • Rita Kreig Rita Kreig says:

        You are so close to being done with this SAT!! And you have lots of time to retake it if need be, haha … I didn’t take mine until junior year of high school!

        Good luck, Sujin! Thanks for reading the blog.

  2. Tekahjj says:

    Thank you so very much :’)

  3. Jessica says:

    I’m taking my Sat this Sat. 🙂 Kinda nervous..thanks for the info!

    • Rita Kreig Rita Kreig says:

      Hi Jessica,

      Being kinda nervous is a good thing. 🙂 As long as you’re prepared, all that’s left to do now is review a couple things, pack your day-of bag, set two alarms, and maybe listen to some relaxing music on the way to the exam. Then remember your strategies and do your best! And make sure you have something fun planned for after – it’s really important to celebrate after sitting through a 4 hour exam. 🙂

      Good luck!!

  4. Asfour says:

    I have it this Saturday, and im so afraid because my parents are putting their hopes up and i dont want to disappoint them

    • Rita Kreig Rita Kreig says:

      Hi Asfour,

      It’s okay to be nervous before taking the SAT exam – it is an important test. However, as long as you do your best to prepare and try your hardest on test day, you really can’t have any regrets. Please be sure to take some deep breaths, read some of our test week blog posts, and get good sleep before the exam. And know that the Magoosh team is here for you! We hope that you’ll do well. And if you need to retake the exam, just let us know and we’ll do our best to help. 🙂

      Good luck!

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