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Sending SAT scores after the Early Action deadline?

Hello, my SAT test got rescheduled, and now I'm worried that my scores won't arrive before my top-choice college's Early Action deadline. Can I still send my scores after the deadline, or is it frowned upon? Please help! Thanks in advance.

8 months ago

Hello there! I understand your concern about getting your SAT scores in by the Early Action deadline. Take a deep breath; you've got options. Generally, colleges have a window of time after the application deadline when they still accept standardized test scores, but it's essential to check directly with your top-choice college's admissions office for their specific policy.

For example, some colleges might state on their admissions FAQ page that they will accept scores from tests taken as late as November for Early Action/Decision, as long as the scores are sent directly from the testing agency. Make sure to request that the College Board send your scores to the colleges as soon as they're available. If the college expresses flexibility, indicate on your application that your scores will be arriving shortly after the deadline. This shows proactive communication and responsibility on your part.

If you haven't already, reach out to the admissions office and let them know about your situation. They are often understanding of such circumstances and may extend some leeway. Best of luck with your application!

8 months ago

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