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Don't Miss The SAT Deadliine Dates!

Don't Miss The SAT Deadliine Dates!

2017-18 SAT Administration Dates and Deadlines

 

SAT Date SAT Subject Tests Available Registration Deadline Late Registration Deadline  

August 26, 2017

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July 28, 2017

 

 

 

 

August 8, 2017 (for mailed registrations)

August 15, 2017 (for registrations made online or by phone)

 

 

 

 

October 7, 2017

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September 8, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

September 19, 2017 (for mailed registrations)

September 27, 2017 (for registrations made online or by phone)

 

 

 

 

 

November 4, 2017

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October 5, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

October 17, 2017 (for mailed registrations)

October 25, 2017 (for registrations made online or by phone)

 

 

 

 

December 2, 2017

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See SAT Subject Tests available on this date

 

 

 

 

 

November 2, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

November 14, 2017 (for mailed registrations)

November 21, 2017 (for registrations made online or by phone)

 

 

 

 

March 10, 2018

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SAT Subject Tests not offered on this date

 

 

 

 

 

 

February 9, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

February 20, 2018 (for mailed registrations)

February 28, 2018 (for registrations made online or by phone)

 

 

 

 

 

May 5, 2018

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April 6, 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

April 17, 2018 (for mailed registrations)

April 25, 2018 (for registrations made online or by phone)

 

 

 

 

 

 

June 2, 2018

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See SAT Subject Tests available on this date

 

 

May 3, 2018

 

 

 

May 15, 2018 (for mailed registrations)

May 23, 2018 (for registrations made online or by phone)

 

 




When to Expect Scores

Important:

New Score Release Policies

Starting in October, you’ll get your SAT scores faster. Learn more about the changes.

2017-18

 


August 26 Test Day

If you took the SAT with Essay:

  • September 15: Your multiple-choice scores become available online.
  • By September 18: Your SAT Essay scores become available.
  • Within 10 days after you receive all scores: We send colleges your scores, and we send your paper score report if you requested one.

If you took the SAT:

  • September 15: Online and paper score reports become available.
  • Within 10 days after you receive scores: We send colleges your scores.

Register for the August SAT or SAT with Essay.

Learn how to send scores.

 


 

October 7 Test Day

If you took the SAT with Essay:

  • October 20–26: Your multiple-choice scores become available online during this window.
  • By October 31: Your SAT Essay scores become available.
  • Within 10 days after you receive all scores: We send colleges your scores, and we send your paper score report if you requested one.

If you took the SAT:

  • October 20–26: Online and paper score reports become available during this window.
  • Within 10 days after you receive scores: We send colleges your scores.

Register for the October SAT or SAT with Essay.

Learn how to send scores.


 

October 11 Test Day

If you took the SAT on a school day:

  • November 3: Online and paper score reports become available.
  • Within 10 days after you receive scores: We send colleges your scores.

Score release dates may vary if you took the SAT during a statewide administration.

Learn how to send scores.


 

November 4 Test Day

If you took the SAT with Essay:

  • November 17–23: Your multiple-choice scores become available online during this window.
  • By November 28: Your SAT Essay scores become available.
  • Within 10 days after you receive all scores: We send colleges your scores, and we send your paper score report if you requested one.

If you took the SAT:

  • November 17–23: Online and paper score reports become available during this window.
  • Within 10 days after you receive scores: We send colleges your scores.

Register for the November SAT or SAT with Essay.

Learn how to send scores.

 


December 2 Test Day

If you took the SAT with Essay:

  • December 15–21: Your multiple-choice scores become available online during this window.
  • By December 26: Your SAT Essay scores become available.
  • Within 10 days after you receive all scores: We send colleges your scores, and we send your paper score report if you requested one.

If you took the SAT:

  • December 15–21: Online and paper score reports become available during this window.
  • Within 10 days after you receive scores: We send colleges your scores.

Register for the December SAT or SAT with Essay.

Learn how to send scores.

 

Common APP Essay Prompts Are Here!

 

 

 


Apply Now

 

We are pleased to share the 2017-2018 Common Application essay prompts with you. The changes you see below reflect the feedback of 108 Common Application member colleges and more than 5,000 other Common App constituents, as well as consultation with our advisory committees and Board of Directors. Students represented the single largest share of constituent survey respondents (59%), followed by school counselors (23%), and teachers (11%).

 

Read The Common App Essay Prompts Are Changing 

 

We were gratified to learn that 91% of members and 90% of constituents agree or strongly agree that the current prompts are effective. In addition, the narrative comments we received helped us see areas for improvement in three of the prompts. Working in close consultation with the counselors and admission officers on our advisory committees, we revised these prompts in a way that we believe will help students see expanded opportunities for expressing themselves. Those revisions appear in italics. You will also notice two new prompts. The first asks students to share examples of their intellectual curiosity. The second is a return to inviting students to submit an essay on a topic of their choice, reframed to help students understand that they are welcome to draw inspiration from multiple sources, not just their own creativity.

 

The word limit on the essay will remain at 650.

 

The goal of these revisions is to help all applicants, regardless of background or access to counseling, see themselves and their stories within the prompts. They are designed to invite unencumbered discussions of character and community, identity, and aspiration. To this end, we will be creating new educational resources to help students both understand and approach the opportunities the essay presents for them.

 

 

 

2017-2018 Common Application Essay Prompts

1. Some students have a background, identity, interest, or talent that is so meaningful they believe their application would be incomplete without it. If this sounds like you, then please share your story. [No change]

2. The lessons we take from obstacles we encounter can be fundamental to later success. Recount a time when you faced a challenge, setback, or failure. How did it affect you, and what did you learn from the experience? [Revised]

3. Reflect on a time when you questioned or challenged a belief or idea. What prompted your thinking? What was the outcome? [Revised]

4. Describe a problem you've solved or a problem you'd like to solve. It can be an intellectual challenge, a research query, an ethical dilemma - anything that is of personal importance, no matter the scale. Explain its significance to you and what steps you took or could be taken to identify a solution. [No change]

5. Discuss an accomplishment, event, or realization that sparked a period of personal growth and a new understanding of yourself or others. [Revised]

6. Describe a topic, idea, or concept you find so engaging that it makes you lose all track of time. Why does it captivate you? What or who do you turn to when you want to learn more? [New]

7. Share an essay on any topic of your choice. It can be one you've already written, one that responds to a different prompt, or one of your own design. [New]
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