There are seven official SAT test dates for the 2018-2019 school year. In the chart we’ve provided below, you can see each SAT test date along with their registration deadlines and late registration deadline. It’s helpful knowing all of the deadlines in case you want to take the test right if you get your SAT score report and decide you need perform better.
|Test Date||Registration Deadline||Late Registration Deadline|
|August 25, 2018||July 27, 2018||August 15, 2018|
|October 6, 2018||September 7, 2018||September 26, 2018|
|November 3, 2018||October 5, 2018||October 24, 2018|
|December 1, 2018||November 2, 2018||November 20, 2018|
|March 9, 2019||February 8, 2019||February 27, 2019|
|May 4, 2019||April 5, 2019||April 24, 2019|
|June 1, 2019||May 3, 2019||May 22, 2019|
When to Take the SAT
We recommend that most students first take the SAT by spring of junior year. This ensures that students will have addressed most of the test material in their courses and that they still have plenty of time for additional test prep and future test dates before they need to finalize their SAT scores for college applications. Look here for information about which tests to take when for college admissions.
There are some pros and cons to certain test dates:
Getting Ready for the SAT
We say it all the time – SAT prep is a marathon, not a sprint. To get the best score possible, early SAT test prep is vital. After you understand that getting an early start is the best course of action, coming up with a study plan is the next step. If you’re having trouble figuring out where to start, maybe some SAT tutoring is in order.