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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 – To keep students safe, and in alignment with public health guidance and school closures across 192 countries, the College Board will not be able to administer the SAT or SAT Subject Tests on June 6, 2020.
If it’s safe from a public health standpoint, College Board will provide weekend SAT administrations every month through the end of the calendar year, beginning in August. This includes a new administration on September 26 and the previously scheduled tests on August 29, October 3, November 7, and December 5.
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 – ACT has rescheduled its April 4 national test date to June 13 across the U.S. All students registered for the April 4 test were sent an email informing them of the postponement. The next ACT international test dates are 12 and 13 June and 17 and 18 July.
SSAT – The SSAT for April 25, 2020 has been cancelled. The next SSAT will happen on June 13, 2020. Registration for 2020-21 Testing Dates Begins August 1, 2020 with the first 2020-21 SSAT to be held on September 12, 2020.
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