Though SAT used to stand for “Scholastic Aptitude Test,” it now stands for … nothing. SAT is just an initialism and no longer an acronym. It’s a one-named brand just like Beyoncé or Coke. Curious to know why?
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There are several states that provide the SAT for free. This page lists those states and explains how to take advantage of this service.
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If applying to college isn’t confusing enough (and believe me, it’s a maze!), applying to schools internationally can be even more demanding. Between asking teachers to write recommendation letters and navigating the documents you need to include in your applications, you also have to find time to study for and take the SAT and/or ACT! […]
In March 2016, the College Board released the new SAT. Let’s crunch the numbers to see what this means for first-time test takers.
The new SAT may be over, but the wait has just begun. March 5, 2016 SAT scores will be released May 10, 2016, later than normal. Find out why.
It can be overwhelming to prepare to go to college (university) in a different country—and US college admissions can be a long and stressful process. There are a few logistical things that you’ll want to keep in mind as you prepare to take the SAT exam in India, including test dates, locations, fees, and special […]
Although much has been written comparing and contrasting the New and Old SAT, the New SAT and the ACT, and every other conceivable combination, there’s been relatively little discussion of the behind-the-scenes repercussions of having a brand new test.
Unlike the old SAT in which the concepts varied over tests, the New SAT is very specific about exactly the types of questions that you’ll see on test day. While this knowledge might seem academic, knowing how often a certain concept pops up will help you prioritize your prep time.