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What happens if I miss the SAT test date?

I'm a bit stressed out right now, because my SAT test date is coming up and I'm worried about something happening on the day of the test and I can't make it. What would happen if I miss the SAT test date? Is there like a rescheduling process or penalties I should be aware of?

7 months ago

If you're worried about a potential conflict, you can reschedule your test beforehand. To reschedule your SAT test date, you should log into your College Board account and go to your SAT registration. You can make changes to your test date, but keep in mind that there will be a fee ($28) for rescheduling. This must be done by the change deadline, which is usually around two weeks prior to the new test date. Be sure to check the test date calendar to help you choose a suitable date.

If something unforeseen comes up (like you get sick), and it's past the rescheduling cutoff, the College Board doesn't have any up-to-date info on missing the SAT. You should contact them by email or phone and explain your situation. You may still be able to reschedule your SAT with a small fee.

Lastly, to help ease your anxiety about missing the test on the day, it's a good idea to prepare a checklist of what you'll need for the test day, like your admission ticket, photo ID, calculator, pencils, and erasers. Also, ensure to familiarize yourself with the testing location by either doing a dry run or researching the route.

7 months ago

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