Covid-19 Updates

Covid-19 Updates

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Due to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 pandemic, many Standardized Tests have been postponed, cancelled or reformatted. We have collated some of this information for quick reference.

Please do NOT make any decision based on the below information, you should refer the respective test websites to check the latest status.

SAT – College Board has declared SAT administration dates for general SAT and the subject SATs. There’s an SAT date every month through June 2021, beginning August 2020. This includes a new administration on September 26, March 13, May 8 and June 5 and the previously scheduled tests on August 29, October 3, November 7 and December 5. Please  look at the collegeboard website to confirm SAT dates.

PSAT 10 and PSAT 8/9 – College Board also can’t provide the April PSAT 10 and PSAT 8/9 administrations. Unfortunately, there won’t be opportunities for PSAT 10 or PSAT 8/9 testing this spring.

ACT – Registration opens the last week of July for the following dates.

  • Saturday, September 12
  • Sunday, September 13
  • Saturday, September 19
  • Saturday, October 10
  • Saturday, October 17
  • Saturday, October 24
  • Sunday, October 25
  • Saturday, December 12
  • Saturday, February 6 2021
  • Saturday, April 17
  • Saturday, June 12
  • Saturday, July 17

SSAT

Updated May 27, 2020:

  • Starting June 1, 2020, EMA will allow SSAT Flex and Benchmark administrations to begin.  This step will enable students to participate in testing at some test center locations, if it is appropriate and allowed based on state and local public health regulations and guidelines.
  • EMA has cancelled the June 13/14, 2020 SSAT Standard administration in the US, Canada, and most locations around the world.  Testing on June 13/14 at this time will continue for test takers in China, Hong Kong, Korea, and Vietnam.
  • Depending on changing conditions surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, EMA may further extend the suspension of Flex, Benchmark, and Standard administrations as needed in accordance with local, state, and federal governmental rules, regulations, policies and guidance as well as the guidance of independent epidemiological experts.

SCAT – CTY Johns Hopkins University has cancelled Session 2 of 2020 Summer Programs. In the meantime, CTY have invited families to explore thier Online Programs courses, which offer flexible formats and responsive instructors accustomed to working with advanced learners.

CogAT – No updates yet

Advanced Placement Exams – College Board has reorganized AP exam dates and 2019-20 AP exam administration. Here are some details:

  • The exams will only include topics and skills most AP teachers and students have already covered in class by early March.
  • Like many college-level exams, 2019-20 AP Exams will be open book/open note.
  • Most AP exams will have one or two free-response questions, and each question will be timed separately. Students will need to write and submit their responses within the allotted time for each question.
  • For most subjects, AP exams will be 45 minutes long, and include an additional 5 minutes for uploading. Students will need to access the online testing system 30 minutes early to get set up.
  • Students will be able to take 2019-20 AP exams on any device—computer, tablet, or smartphone. They will be able to either type and upload their responses or write responses by hand and submit a photo via their cell phone.
  • 2019-20 AP Exams will be given from May 11 through May 22.
    Each subject’s AP exam will be taken on the same day at the same time, worldwide.
  • Make-up test dates will be available for each subject from June 1 through June 5.
  • Students can take the exam at home or in school, if schools reopen.
    For clarifications connect to https://apcoronavirusupdates.collegeboard.org/students/taking-ap-exams/ap-exam-schedule
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