San Marino High School to Open More SAT Seats for December 5 Exam

San Marino High School (SMHS) opened as an SAT test site on Monday and all of our seats were taken by the end of the day. SAT test dates on Saturday’s are open to the public to register. San Marino High School is in the process of requesting 50 more seats for the Saturday, December 5th, 2020 exam. Once SMHS get notice that its site has been expanded it will email 12th grade students and families immediately upon notice of the increase in testing capacity by the College Board.

If you are interested in taking the exam, be prepared to register quickly to ensure you receive a seat at https://collegereadiness. Keep in mind not all students need to take this exam. If you do not need to take the exam for college applications or scholarships, SMHS recommend not taking advantage of this test date. There will be more SAT test dates available in the spring of 2021. Future SAT test dates will be restricted to SMHS students only. SMHS can only do this by administering testing during the school day. The school will communicate about any future SAT test dates.

About SAT

The SAT is an entrance exam used by most colleges and universities to make admissions decisions. The SAT is a multiple-choice, pencil-and-paper test created and administered by the College Board. The purpose of the SAT is to measure a high school student’s readiness for college, and provide colleges with one common data point that can be used to compare all applicants. College admissions officers will review standardized test scores alongside your high school GPA, the classes you took in high school, letters of recommendation from teachers or mentors, extracurricular activities, admissions interviews, and personal essays. How important SAT scores are in the college application process varies from school to school. Overall, the higher you score on the SAT and/or ACT, the more options for attending and paying for college will be available to you. (Princeton Review)


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