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Unweighted GPA: 3.7
SAT: 720 math
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How much does it cost to take the SAT exam?

I'm getting ready to take the SAT, but I want to make sure I budget for the cost. How much does it cost to register for the exam and are there any additional fees I should be aware of?

13 days ago

The base cost of taking the SAT exam is $60. However, there are some additional fees to be aware of depending on your situation:

1. Late registration fee: $30 (if you register after the regular registration deadline).

2. Change fee: $30 (if you need to change your test date, test center, or test type after registering).

3. Waitlist fee: $53 (if you miss the registration deadline and want to be put on a waitlist to take the exam at a test center that might have an opening).

4. International registration fee: $43-$53 (if you're testing outside the United States).

5. Register by phone: $15.

It's important to note that these fees are for the standard, digital SAT without the optional Essay section, as the Essay section has been discontinued since 2021.

Fee waivers are available for eligible students who demonstrate financial need. These waivers cover the full cost of one digital SAT test and additional benefits such as free score reports and waived college application fees at participating institutions. To see if you're eligible for a fee waiver, you should consult with your high school counselor who can provide the necessary information and application assistance.

In summary, you should budget at least $60 for the base SAT exam cost and consider any potential additional fees depending on your circumstances. Remember to discuss fee waivers with your high school counselor if you think you might qualify.

13 days ago

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