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When does the SAT usually end?

Hey everyone, I'm planning on taking the SAT and I'm trying to figure out how long the test usually takes. What time does the SAT usually end? I have a family commitment on the same day and I want to make sure I have enough time. Thanks!

7 months ago

Hello! The SAT typically ends around 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM Here's a rough breakdown of the schedule:

- 7:30-8:00 AM: Arrive at the testing center

- 8:00-8:30 AM: Check-in and prepare for the start of the exam

- 8:30-8:45 AM: Test instructions/administration procedures

- 8:45-10:45 AM: Sections 1-3 (Reading, Writing and Language, Math No-Calculator)

- 10:45-11:00 AM: Break

- 11:00 AM-12:15 PM: Section 4 (Math with Calculator)

Total test time without the essay is approximately 3 hours, plus the check-in and breaks. Keep in mind, though, that the end time may vary depending on a variety of factors, such as how quickly everyone checks in or whether there are any unforeseen delays. Aim to be flexible with your scheduling and provide yourself with some buffer time after the test to account for any unexpected situations—maybe let your family know you might be running a little late.

Good luck with your SAT!

7 months ago

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