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What are some must-know SAT rules and regulations before test day?

Hey everyone, I’m gearing up for the SAT and I've heard that there are some pretty specific rules and regulations. Can anyone who’s taken it recently fill me in on what I absolutely need to know before I walk into that testing room? Don’t want any surprises on test day!

7 months ago

Hi there! It's definitely important to be prepped not just with your subject knowledge but also with the SAT test-day rules. Here are some vital things to remember:

You must bring an acceptable photo ID and your SAT admission ticket—no exceptions. Arrive at the test center by 7:45 AM unless otherwise stated on your admission ticket. Use only a No. 2 pencil for the test and a soft eraser that won't leave smudges. Bring an approved calculator for the math section, but remember, no laptops or phones are allowed. Snacks and drinks are permitted but only for breaks, not in the testing room.

Finally, the College Board is quite strict about enforcing the rules – things like sharing content from the test or using disallowed electronic devices could lead to your scores being invalidated. So, make sure you don't even give the impression that you're violating any policies. Good luck!

7 months ago

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