The Paper Registration Guide for the
SAT and SAT Subject Tests
Revised for 2011-12
Contacting Customer Service
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Mail (Do NOT mail registrations to this address.) The College Board SAT Program P.O. Box 025505 Miami, FL 33102 Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) Inquiries: Monday–Friday 8 a.m.–6 p.m. (Eastern Time) TTY for students who are deaf or hard of hearing Phone 609-771-7137
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About the College Board
Table of Contents
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About SAT® Program Tests
The SAT is more than just a test that measures what you learned in high school; it is an essential passport for your college admission journey. The SAT is what colleges want to showcase your skills and potential. Originally developed to increase access to college for all students, the SAT is the most widely used admission test among colleges and universities. It is offered at least seven times a year in the United States and U.S. territories, and six times a year internationally. Here is an overview of the content and timing of the SAT:
No. of Questions
• • • •
Extended Reasoning Literal Comprehension Vocabulary in Context Sentence Completions Total
36–40 4–6 4–6 19 67
70 minutes: • two 25-minute subsections • one 20-minute subsection
• Number and Operations • Algebra and Functions • Geometry and Measurement • Data Analysis, Statistics and Probability Total 11–14 19–22 14–16 5–8 54 70 minutes: • two 25-minute subsections • one 20-minute subsection
• Essay • Improving Sentences • Identifying Sentence Errors • Improving Paragraphs Total 1 25 18 6 50 60 minutes: • one 25-minute essay • one 25-minute subsection • one 10-minute subsection
SAT Subject Tests™
The SAT Subject Tests™ give you an opportunity to demonstrate your knowledge and showcase achievement in specific subject areas. By including these tests in your application portfolio, you can help to differentiate yourself and provide a more complete picture about your interests. Some schools require or recommend SAT Subject Tests as part of the admission process to assess a student’s academic preparation for college. Some schools use them for placement or to advise a student in picking course subjects and levels. Depending on the score received and the college’s policies, a student may be able to place out of a beginner class or satisfy a basic requirement in certain subjects.
SAT Subject Tests are one-hour tests in Literature, U.S. History, World History, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Spanish, French, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, German, Italian, Latin and Modern Hebrew.
Your SAT score report contains the six most recent SAT and six most recent SAT Subject Test scores. Most, but not all, scores will be reported online several weeks after the test date. On the score release date, which is given online, log on to your online account to view your scores easily. (You can also call Customer Service for an additional fee, which is listed in the back of this booklet.) A full score report will be available to you online soon after scores are released. If you register by paper, your score report will also be mailed to you unless you indicate through your online account that you prefer not to receive a paper copy. You can also request a paper report when you register online.
Practice and Retesting
On average, students who take the SAT a second time increase their combined reading, mathematics and writing scores by approximately 42 points. To put your best foot forward, you should read widely, write as much as possible, take challenging courses and practice for test day using our free or low-cost materials online and available from your counselor.
What’s the Best Way to Register?
Registering online is the fastest and easiest way to register. Go to sat.collegeboard.org/register, or ask your counselor for the two online flyers about the SAT and SAT Subject Tests. These two flyers have all the information you need to locate and use online services and information from the SAT Program. Registering online lets you: • Know immediately what center is available for you, before you pay for your registration. • Have 24-hour access to your Admission Ticket to print for test day. • Easily order score reports and use Score Choice™ to select scores to send from prior test dates. Special Instructions for Adult Test-Takers Test-takers who are 21 years of age or older as of the day of the test, as indicated on their valid ID are considered adult test-takers. Adult test-takers: • Must present a current, official government-issued ID or a current, valid passport with recognizable photograph in order to be admitted to the test center. No other form of identification will be accepted. (For other restrictions that may apply, see page 24.) • Are not permitted to test as standbys. • May not make test-day changes of any kind.
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In the following cases, you will need to register by paper:
Register by Paper
• To pay by check or money order • If you are younger than 13 • To request Sunday testing for the first time • To request to open a test center nearer to your home • To test as a standby
• If you will be testing in: -Benin -Cameroon -Ghana -Nigeria -Togo • To register through an SAT Representative - This is REQUIRED in Kenya.
How Do I Register by Paper?
1. Use the enclosed form in the return envelope, which is already addressed to the SAT Program. 2. Follow the directions on the form. See the chart beginning on page 10 to get additional information. 3. Read this section for important details about payment, standby testing and other things you need to know. 4. Pay attention to the deadlines. Domestic Test-Takers: If you are registering to test in the U.S. or U.S. territories, your registration must be POSTMARKED by the deadline. If you miss the regular deadline, you may submit your registration up to the late registration deadline for an additional fee. If postmarked after the late deadline, your registration will be processed for the next available test date, if possible. International Test-Takers: If you are testing outside of the U.S. and U.S. territories: • Mail your registration in time to ARRIVE by the deadline. If received after the deadline, your registration will be processed for the following test date, if possible. • Register by the EARLY registration deadline if you are - Requesting that we open a test center nearer to your home. - Registering through an SAT International agent.
How Do I Register as a Standby?
If you miss the registration deadline, you may be able to take the test as a standby. A test center will accept standbys, in the order of their arrival, only if it has sufficient space, test materials and staff. You will not be admitted until all preregistered test-takers have been seated. 1. Fill out the Registration Form completely prior to arriving at the test center. Your standby registration and payment are required for your scores to be released to you. 2. Include any of the following that you need: - Eligibility Approval Letter (if testing with accommodations) - Sunday testing letter from cleric
3. Seal the completed Registration Form and payment (no cash) TOGETHER in the registration envelope and check the box marked “Check here if you are turning in your registration on test day.” 4. Give the envelope to the supervisor before you test.
Important standby information:
There is no standby testing for Language with Listening Subject Tests. Standby testing is available for all other SAT Subject Tests. Standby testing is not permitted in Benin, Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Korea, Nigeria, Thailand, Togo or Vietnam. If you are testing with accommodations, it is possible that enough materials and space will be available for you to take the test as a standby as long as you are not approved to use nonstandard test formats or equipment that is only supplied for specific testers. Although every effort will be made to make testing available to standbys, we cannot guarantee that space or materials (including blank Registration Forms) will be available. If payment is not included at the time of testing, your registration may be returned to you unprocessed. We will not be able to release your scores until your registration is complete. Fee waivers cannot be used for standby registrations.
What If I Can’t Test on Saturday?
You can request a Sunday test center if you can’t test on Saturday because of religious observance: 1. In Item 10 on the form, enter code 01000 as your first-choice test center. 2. Leave the second-choice test center blank. 3. Include a letter of explanation from your cleric on letterhead from your house of worship. (This is mandatory with every paper registration for Sunday testing.)
Important notes about Sunday testing:
You must register by paper if this is the first time you have ever registered for Sunday testing. You can reregister online for future Sunday test dates. Every time you register by paper, you must include a copy of your cleric’s letter. If you have already registered to take the test on Saturday and need to change your test day to Sunday, contact Customer Service for instructions. Sunday testing is not available in India and Pakistan.
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What If There Is No Test Center Near Me?
If you live more than 75 miles (121 kilometers) from the nearest test center, you can request that we try to open a center nearer to your home. Follow these steps to request a test center closer to your home: 1. In Item 10 on the Registration Form, enter code 02000 as your first-choice test center. 2. Leave the second-choice test center blank. 3. Include a letter describing your situation. (This is mandatory with every registration requesting testing closer to home.)
Important notes about requesting to open a center closer to your home:
You must register by paper for this kind of request, and the letter of explanation is required. For international testers, requests to test closer to home are available only for testing in November through May. If you are testing in October or June, you must pick an existing center. International requests must be received by the early registration deadline. Requests cannot be made for late or standby registration. Testing closer to home is not offered in India and Pakistan.
What Is Student Search Service®?
Student Search Service® is a free service that allows you to introduce yourself to colleges. Colleges, universities and participating scholarship and/or nonprofit educational opportunity programs may identify you based on the information you supply on the Registration Form and in the SAT Questionnaire. By saying “yes” to Student Search Service, you agree to release information about yourself, which includes your name, address, e-mail address, gender, birth date, school, grade level, intended college major and ethnicity. Participating institutions will then provide you with materials about educational opportunities and financial aid. Student Search Service does not report your course grades, test scores, phone numbers or social security number to these organizations, but organizations may request student information based on criteria such as score range, geographical location or interests.
Important Information about Unsolicited Calls Regarding Test Prep While the College Board recommends that students take advantage of our free and low-cost practice tools in order to help them do their best on test day, it is our strict policy to NOT sell student information to test-preparation companies, nor are such companies affiliated with the College Board. We recommend the following precautions if students receive unsolicited calls from persons identifying themselves as belonging to a test-preparation company: • Never give credit card information • Don’t commit to a purchase regardless of the caller’s highpressure tactics • Get the company’s contact information and the name of the caller; ask for a call-back number • Contact your local consumer affairs office, Better Business Bureau and/or the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) if the company continues to make unsolicited phone calls To learn more about our Student Search Service policy, go to www.collegeboard.org/sss/help/policiesandguidelines/ authorizedusage/index.html. Please don’t hesitate to contact the College Board’s Student Search Service at SearchCustomerService@collegeboard.org if you have additional questions or concerns.
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Completing the Paper Form
Required items are shown in bold font. We will return your registration unprocessed if required items are not included.
1 Name 2 Date of Birth 3 Sex 4 Social Security Number 5 College Board High School Code 6 Current Grade Level 7 Expected HS Graduation Date. 8 Student Search Service® 9 Test and Test Date for 2011-12
Instructions and Notes
Enter your legal name exactly as it appears on your photo ID. Blanks, hyphens and apostrophes are allowed. Example: “Ji Hae Lee” Use MMDDYY format. Example: “021492” for Feb. 14, 1992. Fill in the correct oval. You can provide a U.S. Social Security number if you have one. This is a unique number and helps us confirm your identity. You are not required to provide your Social Security number. • Your high school code is available online or from your counselor. • Providing the code lets your high school receive a copy of your registration and score information. • If you are schooled at home, enter “970000.” • Fill in as directed on the Registration Form. • May not apply to all international students. Fill in as directed on the Registration Form. If you leave this blank, you will not be included in the Student Search Service (see page 8). • Select either SAT or SAT Subject Tests (not both). • Select the test month. For SAT Subject Tests, choose up to three tests in Item 20. • If you miss the deadline, you will automatically be registered for the next available test date, if possible. • Codes are available online at www.collegeboard.org/sat-codes or from your counselor. • Choose a first and second choice. • Print your city and state under “Where You Would Like to Test.” If your first and second choices are full, we will use this to assign you a center. • For Sunday testing or requests to open a test center, see instructions on pages 7–8. • Codes are available online at www.collegeboard. org/sat-codes or from your counselor. • Your registration includes four score reports. See pages 12–13 for important notes about sending scores. We cannot process your registration without a full address. • If you are located in the United States or U.S. territories, fill in Item 12. • Fill in Item 13 for international locations. • Use standard abbreviations (such as “ST” for “street”) to fit your address in the available spaces. • Leave a space before a fraction, and use a diagonal line:
10 Test Center Codes Note: Test centers fill up quickly — register early.
11a and 11b Score Reports to Colleges and Scholarship Programs 12 Mailing Address OR 13 International Mailing Address
14 Country Code 15 E-mail Address
16 Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover Card Number
17 Publications 18 Other Services and Fees
19 SAT Fee-Waiver Code 20 Test Fees
21 Totals Note: If the fees enclosed are insufficient, your registration will be returned to you unprocessed. 22 SAT Questionnaire 23 Statement and Signature
Country codes are available online at www.collegeboard.org/sat-codes or from your counselor. • Provide an e-mail address to receive an e-mailed copy of your Admission Ticket and important notices such as test center closings. • If you provide an e-mail address, we will not mail you a paper Admission Ticket unless you fill in the oval next to “I would like to also receive a paper ticket.” • If you are paying by credit card, you must fill out this section completely. • Your credit card information will be secured and used only for the current transactions related to your registration, after which it will be removed from our system. Note: Credit cards are not accepted for payment if you are testing in Benin, Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria or Togo. • See page 12 for more information. • International orders for publications must be placed online. Fill in the appropriate ovals to: • Order additional score reports • Order QAS or SAS (see page 13) • Include other fees such as a late fee, a standby fee or international fees Note: Make sure you include all additional fees that you owe, or your registration may be delayed or returned unprocessed. • If you are using an SAT fee waiver for payment, enter the 12-digit code in the boxes. • See “Paying for Your Order” for more information. • For the SAT, fill in the oval marked C1 and the fee. • For one or more SAT Subject Tests: 1. Fill in the ovals next to the tests you plan to take (up to three). 2. Add the subtotal of test fees. 3. Enter the basic fee. 4. Add these two numbers and enter the resulting number in C2 Subject Test Fees Total. 1. Put your totals from Items 17, 18 and 20 in the appropriate boxes in Item 21. 2. If you are subject to international taxes, add in that amount. 3. In Item 21, add A, B, C and international taxes, and enter the total in the boxes labeled “TOTAL.” Please add your total carefully. If we need to refund an overpayment, an administrative fee will be deducted (see page 47). See page 28 for information about why the SAT Questionnaire is important to you, and for instructions about completing it. Copy the statement and sign the form. By submitting the Registration Form, you are agreeing to the conditions set forth in this booklet, as well as to any additional conditions that may be provided to you if you are participating in a special testing initiative. You also agree not to take any test questions or essay questions from the testing room, give them to anyone else or discuss them with anyone else through any means, including, but not limited to, e-mail, text messages or the Internet, or in any other form of communication.
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Ordering Score Reports, Publications and Other Services
Publications Orders — Item 17
Use Item 17 to order publications to be delivered to a location in the U.S. or U.S. territories. Fill in the appropriate shipping fee and, if applicable, the sales tax, from the following table. If you are ordering publications from an international location, you must go online to place your order. Go to store.collegeboard.org. Note that orders cannot be shipped to Benin, Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria or Togo.
Total Amount of Order $00.01–$20.00 $20.01–$40.00 $40.01–$70.00 $70.01+ Shipping and Handling Fee (subject to change without notice) $5.00 $6.00 $7.00 10% of the dollar value
Apply sales tax to publication costs AND shipping in these states:
Calif. 8.25% Fla. 6.00% N.C. 7.75% S.C. 7.0% Colo. 4.00% Ga. 6.00% N.Y. 8.00% Texas 6.25% Conn. 6.00% Ill. 6.25% Pa. 6.00% Va. 5.00% D.C. 6.00% Ohio 5.5% Puerto Rico 7.00% Wash. 7.75%
Apply sales tax ONLY to publication costs (not shipping costs) in these states:
Mass. 6.25% Maine 5.0% Md. 6.0% N.M. 5.125%
We ship orders to street addresses via UPS Ground and to post office boxes via the U.S. Postal Service. Delivery takes seven to 10 working days from the date of shipment. Sales tax percentages may change, so be sure to include the current percentage for your state, if you order publications. Orders cannot be returned or canceled.
Score Reports — Items 11a, 11b and 18
For the college and scholarship codes, see your counselor or go online to www.collegeboard.org/sat-codes. Use Item 11a to choose up to four colleges or programs to receive your reports at no additional charge. List additional institutions in 11b, and use Item 18 to add up the score report fees that you owe.
Important notes about score reports:
Score reports will be provided to you and your high school (if you provide the high school code when you register), and to the institutions you designate on the form. We encourage you to go to www.collegeboard.org/MYSAT and sign in to (or create) your free “MY SAT” account to review your score reports. I f you want to use Score Choice options or otherwise change where your scores are sent, you have until nine days after the published test date to alter your four free score reports at no charge. After that period, you will be charged the additional score report request fee.
The colleges that you designate to receive score reports will have access to a copy of your essay. Your high school staff will not have access to the essay unless you print it for them.
SAT Answer Reporting Services — Item 18
Use Item 18 to order SAT Answer Reporting Services (these are not available for the SAT Subject Tests). ■■ Question-and-Answer Service (QAS) is a test-disclosure service that provides your test questions, the correct answers, scoring instructions and a form you can use to order a copy of your answer sheet. For all of the questions, you get the question type; level of difficulty; and whether you answered correctly, incorrectly or omitted the answer.
Student Answer Service (SAS) provides a list of question types; whether you answered correctly, incorrectly or omitted the answer; and level of difficulty. QAS is offered only on the Saturday test dates in October and January for students testing in the United States and Canada. It is available worldwide for May Saturday, Sunday and SSD school-based testing dates. SAS is available for the test dates on which QAS is not offered.
We ship QAS and SAS reports within eight weeks of the test date, so they may not arrive until after the next scheduled test date. If you plan to use the materials to prepare for retesting, please keep this in mind. To pay for QAS or SAS with a fee waiver, you must request it on your registration form in Item 18; otherwise, you have to pay the full fee. Orders cannot be returned or canceled.
Important information about QAS and SAS:
QAS is not offered for makeup tests.
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Adding Up the Fees
Additional Fees — Items 17 and 18
Add up the fees for publications and any additional reports and services in Items 17 and 18. Check to make sure you include any of the following fees that might apply to your registration: ■■ Late Registration Fee Registrations must be postmarked by the regular registration deadline to avoid late fees. If you are mailing the Registration Form after the regular registration deadline, you must include the late fee or your registration will be returned to you unprocessed. Late fees apply only to domestic registrations — international registrations that arrive after the regular registration deadline will be processed for the next available test date, when possible.
Standby Registration Fee If you are filling out the form to hand in on test day, you must include payment of the standby fee. International Processing Fees International test-takers also need to include one or both of the following fees: - International processing fee (all international students) - Security surcharge (students in India and Pakistan)
SAT Fee-Waiver Code — Item 19
If you are using a fee waiver to cover the testing fees, indicate your 12-digit code in this field.
Test Fees — Item 20
Use Item 20 to indicate the test(s) for which you are registering and the appropriate fees. ■■ For the SAT, fill in the oval marked C1 and the fee.
For one or more SAT Subject Tests, fill in up to three ovals next to the tests you plan to take, add the subtotal of test fees, enter the basic fee and add these two numbers to enter in C2 Subject Test Fees Total.
Totals — Item 21
Under Item 21, put your totals from 17, 18 and 20 in the appropriate fields. If you are Canadian, add the following taxes for the International Taxes field: ■■ GST/HST 13141-4468RT (students in Canada)
QST on GST (students in Quebec)
Add everything to enter in the TOTAL field.
Paying for Your Order
Acceptable Forms of Payment
Next to the TOTAL field in Item 21 on the Registration Form, please check how you will be paying for your order. ■■ Credit card: You must fill in Item 16 for credit card payments using one of the cards listed on the form. - Do not use a credit card if you are registering through an SAT Representative. - Credit cards are not accepted for payment for testing in Benin, Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria or Togo. Check or money order payable to The College Board: This can include a bank draft or international money order. Checks must be drawn on a U.S. bank. See Important Information for TestTakers for information about electronic check processing.
UNESCO coupons may be used.
Fee waiver: Fill in your 12-digit code in Item 19. See Fee Waivers on page 16 for more information. To register through an SAT International Representative, see the end of this booklet for payment information.
Important notes about payment:
Please add your total carefully. If we need to refund an overpayment, an administrative fee will be deducted. DO NOT SEND CASH. We cannot accept cash or postal reply coupons. We will return your registration unprocessed if you don’t enclose proper payment or fee-waiver information.
Most SAT-related fees are not refundable, although they may be transferable for use in a later test administration (see Making Changes to Your Registration, page 20). The only refundable fees are for: ■■ QAS or SAS ordered when you registered for a test date that you later missed.
Additional score reports that you ordered when you registered for a test date that you later missed.
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Fee waivers are available for low-income, college-aspiring high school students who meet the eligibility guidelines. If you are a high school student in the United States or U.S. territories, you can ask your school counselor whether you are financially eligible for a fee waiver to cover the test fees. American citizens residing outside the United States may also be eligible for fee waivers. More information about eligibility is provided at sat.collegeboard.org and in the guide to SAT Program fee waivers available from your counselor. Up to two fee waivers can be used for SAT Subject Tests in grades nine through 12, and up to two fee waivers can be used for the SAT in grades 11 and 12.
Important notes about using fee waivers:
Fee waivers cannot be used after the regular deadline, except for the October test. Fee waivers cannot be used for standby registration at any time. Once you use a fee waiver, it cannot be reused. If you miss the test you registered for, you can transfer to a later date, but you will be charged the change fee. You are entitled to a maximum of four flexible score reports that you can use at any time before graduating high school. The number of report credits you have left will be displayed online when you order reports. You can also call Customer Service to determine your remaining credits. If you are eligible for a fee waiver, but didn’t actually register with one, you can still order flexible score reports. Request a fee waiver from your counselor and use the fee-waiver code to order reports.
Note: The College Board’s fee-waiver program is intended to help students for whom a test fee would be a barrier to college and would not replace third-party initiatives where they are available.
Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD)
If you have a documented disability, you may be eligible for accommodations on SAT Program tests. Arrangements can be made if you need adjustments to the test setting, such as wheelchair accessibility or seating in which you can lip read, or if you need other accommodations such as a printed copy of spoken directions, extended time, or access to snacks or medicine due to a medical condition. To receive test accommodations, you need to apply for and receive College Board approval.
Applying for Accommodations
Most students submit a request for accommodations with the assistance of their school. Your school can request accommodations by using SSD Online. If you choose to request accommodations without the participation of your school, you should complete a Student Eligibility Form, which is available from your counselor or by calling the SSD office. (See the inside front cover.) - Note “SAT” and the date you plan to take the test(s) on the eligibility form. - In certain situations, including all requests for computers, you may need to provide documentation of your disability. Submit the request as early as possible to allow sufficient time to process your application. It is recommended that you submit the form in the spring before your first College Board test (PSAT/NMSQT®, AP® or SAT). See the SSD website for specific deadlines for each test. - Mail it in the College Board SSD Program envelope provided. Where required, include appropriate documentation. - Keep a copy of the completed request and submitted documentation for your records (you must submit the original form, however). Once approved for testing accommodations on College Board tests, you do not need to apply for accommodations again if you take another College Board test. However, if you move to a new school after you have been approved for accommodations, your new school will need to confirm your continued eligibility, and in some cases you may need to provide documentation.
Ask your counselor for more information about accommodations and how to apply for them, or visit www.collegeboard.org/ssdstudent.
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Registering for the SAT with Accommodations
Students who have already been approved for accommodations do not need to register by paper. If you prefer to submit a paper form, do so as follows: ■■ Include a copy of your Eligibility Approval Letter in the envelope with your SAT Registration Form.
If you do not have your letter, include a note with your name, eligibility code, school name and school code. Your SSD Coordinator can look up your SSD code online as well as print a copy of your Eligibilty Approval Letter, or you can call the SSD office to obtain it.
Note: If you are eligible for accommodations that require testing in school instead of a test center, the QAS is available for the May administration only. How Do I Register If I Don’t Have Approved Accommodations? ■■ Apply for accommodations as soon as possible, following the instructions above. Please note the following: - Eligibility application deadlines are earlier than the SAT registration deadlines. - Eligibility applications that require documentation review must be received with complete documentation by the SSD office at least seven weeks before the test date. Submit a paper SAT Registration Form: - Use the registration envelope included with this guide and enclose your payment with your SAT Registration Form. - Mail your form and payment by the registration deadline. How Do I Change My Registration Once I Receive Approval? ■■ If you receive an Eligibility Approval Letter after registering but at least two weeks before the test date, your registration will be updated automatically. If you do not receive an admission ticket that shows your accommodations by one week before the test, call the SSD office to confirm that your registration has been updated.
If you receive an Eligibility Approval Letter less than two weeks before the test date, you can call the SSD office to try to change your registration; however, sometimes changes requested less than two weeks before test day cannot be made for that date. If that is the case: - You can transfer to a later date so that you can test with accommodations (see next section). - It’s possible that enough materials and space will be available for you to take the test with your approved accommodations, as long as you are not approved to use nonstandard formats or equipment that is only supplied for specific testers. Bring a copy of your Eligibility Approval Letter along with your photo ID and Admission Ticket to the test center. - You can test without the approved accommodations, but remember that you can only cancel scores immediately after the test. (See page 23.)
Temporary Physical and Medical Conditions
If you have a temporary medical condition that does not constitute a disability, such as a broken arm, you should transfer your registration to a later test date. If you are a graduating senior and must report scores to meet a college application deadline, or if you are taking an SAT Subject Test for a course in which you are currently enrolled, ask your counselor to contact the College Board SSD office to see if temporary assistance can be provided.
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Your Admission Ticket
Once you have registered for the SAT or SAT Subject Tests, you will be issued an Admission Ticket. ■■ Anyone who provides an e-mail address will be e-mailed an Admission Ticket. You can still request a paper ticket by filling in the oval under Item 15 on the form marked “I would like to also receive a paper ticket.”
If you registered by mail or phone without providing an e-mail address, or if you requested a paper ticket as noted above: - A paper ticket will be mailed to you. - If your ticket has not arrived two weeks before the test date, call Customer Service to ask for your registration number, which will allow you to print a Web ticket from sat.collegeboard.org.
If you still do not have a ticket for test day, report to the test center with proper photo identification. You can take the test if the supervisor has a record of your registration. If the supervisor has not been notified, you may be able to test as a standby if space, materials and staff are available. ■■ If you are able to test as a standby and can verify afterward that you were registered, you may request a refund for any additional fees paid.
If you were not able to test and can verify afterward that you were registered, you may request a free transfer to another test date or a full refund.
Making Changes to Your Registration
Changes to your registration that involve nontest information (such as your address) can be made anytime. If you want your score report to reflect the correction, make it within nine days after the published test date. The updated information will then appear on your score report. Note: For your security, you cannot change the name you registered under without calling Customer Service. You may be asked to supply supporting documentation. You can change the following online or with the paper Correction Form for free: ■■ Contact information
High school code Score recipients (You can change any of them at no charge, but if you add recipients, only the first four are free.)
1. No fee applies. However, score recipients can’t be changed more than nine days after the published test day. (You can send additional score reports for a fee after that time.) 2. Send changes on the paper Correction Form by 2½ weeks before the test day, or bring it to the center. 3. You can make updates online and print out a new Web ticket, even if you registered by mail. (You’ll need your registration number to do this.)
You can change the following online using your online account or by calling Customer Service: ■■ Test type (from SAT to SAT Subject Tests, or the reverse)
Test center Test date (including transfers due to absence on test day)
1. The change fee applies, plus possible additional fees for a different test type. A credit card is required. 2. Make the change by the Wednesday 2½ weeks before test day to ensure a seat at the center. Note: Changes from one SAT Subject Test to another can be made on test day and are not subject to the test change fee. See below. For the November test date, SAT Subject Test takers can change the following by calling Customer Service: ■■ Add a Language with Listening Test (only one listening test can be taken on test day)
Select a different Language with Listening Test to take
1. No change fee applies, but you will be charged for tests that you add. 2. Make the change at least three weeks before test day. You can change the following in person on test day (based on capacity and testing material being available): ■■ Test type (except for Language with Listening)
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Test center Test date How many and which SAT Subject Tests you are taking (except for Language with Listening) — no charge
1. You will be billed for the change fee, plus any additional fees for different test type or additional tests taken. 2. If you are changing from one type of test to the other, you will only be admitted if there is space in the appropriate testing room and enough test materials are available. If you miss your test day and do not want to test on another date, your test and registration fees, including fees for services such as phone registration, are nonrefundable. If you were absent from the test, no score reports will be sent — it is not necessary to notify us.
Important information about your registration:
Your Admission Ticket lists what to bring on test day. Be sure to follow the instructions on it. If you make changes to your registration using the Correction Form, keep your Admission Ticket — you may not be sent a new one. Test day changes (to a different center, test or test date) are not permitted in Benin, Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Korea, Nigeria, Thailand, Togo or Vietnam. If you need to change your registration, please be sure to call or go online by the Wednesday two and one-half weeks before test day. A change fee applies.
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Unless otherwise indicated on your Admission Ticket, you should report to the test center by 7:45 a.m. Testing starts between 8:30 and 9 a.m.
Items to Bring for Testing
The only items allowed during testing are: ■■ Admission Ticket
Acceptable photo identification such as a driver’s license, government-issued ID, school ID card or valid passport Two No. 2 pencils and a soft eraser; NO PENS OR MECHANICAL PENCILS Acceptable calculator (for mathematics sections/tests only) For the Language with Listening Tests ONLY: Acceptable CD player with earphones A watch without an audible alarm A bag or backpack to be stored under the desk during testing A snack and drinks to be packed away during testing Extra batteries and backup equipment
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Portable listening or recording device (MP3 player, iPod, etc.), except for acceptable CD player for a listening test Camera or other photographic equipment Scratch paper Notes, books, dictionary or references of any kind Compass, protractor, ruler, cutting device or any other aid Highlighter or colored pencil
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Leave your cell phone at home. Don’t run the risk of having your phone ring or vibrate during testing. It will cost you your scores! If you are seen using a cell phone or any other prohibited electronic device while in the test center, or if the device makes noise or vibrates, you will be dismissed immediately, your scores will be canceled, and the device may be confiscated and its contents, inspected. This policy also applies to any other prohibited digital and/or electronic devices such as BlackBerrys, pagers, PDAs, cameras or other photographic equipment, or separate timers of any kind. We strongly advise you not to bring them. Prohibited electronic devices may be subject to collection, and the College Board and its employees and representatives, including a test administrator, will not be responsible for lost, stolen or damaged prohibited devices.
Important Test Day Reminders
Follow the guidelines for marking answers: - Use a No. 2 pencil and a soft eraser. Do not use a pen or mechanical pencil. An essay written in pen will not scan and will receive a score of zero. - Make sure you fill in the entire circle darkly and completely. - If you change your response, erase as completely as possible. - If you start an SAT Subject Test and decide not to complete it, you should cancel your scores by completing a cancellation form. Do not erase all your answers. Use a watch to time yourself — no timers or alarms are allowed, as they distract other test-takers. Your test book may have a different order of sections than those of the students sitting next to you. For example, your second section may have mathematics questions, while your neighbors’ books may have writing or reading questions. Do not skip sections. Doing so could result in score cancellation and/or delays. You must store your snacks out of sight in your backpack or a paper bag. Snacks may be consumed only during breaks. You are responsible for bringing equipment in good working order. Test center staff will not have extra batteries, calculators, CD players or earphones. You will not be able to share equipment with another test-taker. See Getting Ready for the SAT or Getting Ready for the SAT Subject Tests or go online for information about calculators and CD players. Keep your ID with you if you leave the test room.
Important Points About Canceling Scores
The scores from all tests taken that day will automatically be canceled. You cannot cancel individual tests except in the case of equipment failure. Your signature is required to cancel scores. You can cancel your scores by mail or fax. E-mail or phone requests cannot be accepted.
Note: Unless you cancel your scores, they remain on your record, even if you decide not to send them to any colleges or programs. Canceling requests to have score reports sent is not the same as canceling your scores.
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Acceptable Photo Identification
Acceptable photo identification (government- or school-issued) in English is required for admission to the test center and will also be checked during the test. Identification must be current, include a recognizable photo, bear your name and match the name shown on your Admission Ticket. Unacceptable identification may result in your not being admitted to the test center or score cancellation. Examples of acceptable IDs are: ■■ Driver’s license
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Government-issued ID School identification card Valid passport Student ID form: Your school can prepare an ID form. This form must include a recognizable photo, and the school seal must overlap the photo. Sign the ID form in the presence of your counselor or principal. You will be asked to sign the ID form again at the test center. This form is valid only in United States test centers. It must be dated and is good for only one year. Talent Search Program ID/Authorization to Test Form (grades seven and eight only); photo not required
Homeschooled students: A Student ID form can also be downloaded and printed from sat.collegeboard.org/register/sat-test-daychecklist and taken to a notary public for validation. Important: ■■ If you are testing in Ghana, India, Nepal, Nigeria, or Pakistan, only a valid passport will be accepted as ID. A valid passport is current and contains your signature and a current, recognizable photo. No other form of ID will be accepted.
If you are testing in Korea, Thailand or Vietnam only the following forms of photo identification are acceptable: - A current, valid national ID of the country in which the test center is located - A current, valid passport No other identification is accepted for entrance to the test center. A national ID is only valid in the country of issuance. If you travel to another country to test, you have to provide a passport as identification. If you are 21 years of age or older as of the day of the test, only the following forms of photo identification are acceptable: - A current, valid national ID - A current, valid passport
No other identification is accepted for entrance to the test center. Note: Admittance to the test center does not mean that your form of identification has been accepted as valid or that your scores will be reported. All reported cases of questionable identification are subject to review and appropriate action.
Bring backup equipment on test day if you can: you may save yourself from having to cancel your test. That way, if your calculator or CD player malfunctions before or during the test, you can raise your hand and tell the test supervisor, then switch to your backup equipment and continue to test.
Using calculators For mathematics questions, we encourage you to: ■■ Know how and when to use a calculator
Use a calculator with which you are familiar Use a scientific or, even better, a graphing calculator
Every question on the mathematics section of the SAT can be solved without a calculator, but we encourage you to use a scientific or graphing calculator on some questions. Some questions on the SAT Subject Tests in Mathematics Levels 1 and 2 cannot be solved without a scientific or graphing calculator. We recommend the use of a graphing calculator over a scientific calculator. You are not required to clear the memory of your calculator before testing.
Restrictions on Calculator Use Calculators can only be used on mathematics questions — you must put your calculator away when working on reading and writing sections of the SAT or on any SAT Subject Tests other than Mathematics Levels 1 and 2. The following calculators are not permitted: ■■ A laptop or a portable/handheld computer
Electronic writing pad or pen-input/stylus-driven device (e.g., Palm, PDAs, Casio ClassPad 300) Note: The Sharp EL-9600 may be used without the stylus. Pocket organizer Cell phone calculator Calculator that has QWERTY (typewriter-like) keypad (e.g., TI-92 Plus, Voyage 200) Calculator that uses an electrical outlet, makes noise or has a paper tape
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CD players with recording or duplicating capability are not permitted. What If My Equipment Fails? If your calculator fails while you are taking the SAT, you can continue to test, or you can cancel your scores. You will have to cancel your entire test score — you cannot cancel just the mathematics section. If your calculator or CD player fails while you
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are taking an SAT Subject Test, you can cancel the score for just that one test as long as you notify the test room supervisor during the test. In all other cases, if you wish to cancel one test, you must cancel all tests you take during a single administration.
Important Information About Makeup Testing
The following policies apply to makeup testing: ■■ Only registered students can take a makeup test. Students who have already tested during the same administration may not use a makeup administration to retest or to take a different SAT Program test.
You may test only at the center for which you are registered or authorized. You may only take tests that you registered to take on the original date. You must take the entire SAT or SAT Subject Test at a makeup administration. Sunday testing is offered for religious reasons only, not for makeup testing. Access to essays from makeup administrations may be subject to several weeks’ delay.
How Do I Order Additional Score Reports?
You can order score reports at any time after you test (see inside back cover for fees). The easiest way to order score reports is through your online account. If you need to order by mail, you or your counselor can download and print an Additional Score Report Order form. Sending Older Scores A student can also order older test scores. These are test scores for all students who have been out of high school for at least one year and who have not tested for one or more years. Go to www.collegeboard.org/sat-sending-scores for more information.
Problems on Test Day
If you encounter problems on test day, you need to communicate them to the SAT Program as soon as possible, but no later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time the WEDNESDAY after the test in order to ensure that your concern is investigated before your scores are released.
Canceling Scores Cancellation includes scores on ALL tests you take on one date unless your equipment malfunctions on an SAT Subject Test. Once we receive your request, your scores cannot be reinstated. Cancellations must be received by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday following the test. Test Center Complaints If you have a complaint about the test center or testing conditions, send us a letter explaining your complaint. Your scores could be delayed while your complaint is being investigated. Fax 610-290-8978
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Overnight Mail SAT Program Test Administration Services 1425 Lower Ferry Road Ewing, NJ 08628 Test Error or Ambiguity Continue testing. Report the problem to the supervisor before leaving the center; then write to us. Include the test section, test question (as well as you can remember it) and an explanation of your concern. The SAT Program will respond to inquiries received in writing.
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Completing the SAT Questionnaire
Item 22 on Side 2 of the paper Registration Form consists of 42 questions about you, your high school experiences and your thoughts about college.
Why Should I Answer the Questionnaire?
Your responses give your counselors and college admission officers information to use in assisting you with making future plans. The more information you provide, the more they can assist you. Your responses provide information to the College Board that helps us ensure that the SAT is a fair and accurate test for all students. Your answers to some questions (the questionnaire identifies which ones) will not appear on your score report but will be used by the College Board for research and planning.
Confidentiality Institutions that receive your SAT scores and related data are required to maintain confidentiality of data and to adhere to College Board guidelines for using information. Your answers to Items 39 and 40 are not shared with institutions. Do I Need to Answer It Each Time I Register? If you register for the SAT again, you do not need to re-enter all the questionnaire information. Updating Your Data Be sure to update any responses that may have changed. When updating, answer the entire question — your new answer will replace the old one. For example, if you have taken calculus since the last time you registered for the SAT, you should list all math courses you have completed, including calculus. Note: You can update your SAT Questionnaire anytime online or by calling Customer Service. What If a Question Doesn’t Apply to Me? ■■ Most of the questions are addressed to students still in secondary school. If you are no longer in school, answer these questions as well as you can or leave them blank.
Students in school systems outside the United States may find that Items 7, 8, 18 and 42 do not apply to them. Please answer each question as well as you can, or leave it blank.
Indicate the total number of years of high school courses (in grades nine through 12) you have taken or plan to take in each of the subjects listed below. If you have not taken any course in a subject and do not plan to take one in high school, fill in the oval in the “None” column. If you repeat a course, count it only once. If one (or more) of the courses is an Advanced Placement Program (AP), accelerated or honors course, you should also fill in the oval in the “AP/Honors” column. Mathematics English and Language Arts (for example, composition, grammar or literature)
Use these directions to complete the questions:
Natural Sciences (for example, biology, chemistry or physics) Social Sciences and History (for example, history, government or geography) Foreign and Classical Languages Arts and Music (for example, art, music, art history, dance or theater) 2.–6. Courses of Study. For each year of secondary school, go down the list of courses and bubble in the ones you took in that year. For every course that is designated as honors, AP or dual enrollment (see below), fill in the oval in that column as well. Then fill in courses you plan to take (for example, if you are in 11th grade and plan to take calculus in 12th grade, fill in the corresponding oval). Finally, go down the list and mark the oval in the “None” column for courses that you have not taken and do not plan to take in high school. Note: Dual enrollment is a course or program where high school students can earn both high school and postsecondary credits for the same course. Dual credit courses could be located on a high school campus or the campus of a postsecondary institution, or taught through distance education. 7. Enter the average grade for all courses you have already taken in each subject. Mathematics English and Language Arts Natural Sciences Social Sciences and History Foreign and Classical Languages Arts and Music • A or excellent (usually 90–100) • B or good (usually 80–89) • C or fair (usually 70–79) • D or passing (usually 60–69) • E or F or failing (usually 59 or below) 8. Indicate your cumulative grade point average for all academic subjects in high school. • A+ (97–100) • C+ (77–79) • A (93–96) • C (73–76) • A– (90–92) • C– (70–72) • B+ (87–89) • D+ (67–69) • B (83–86) • D (65–66) • B– (80–82) • E or F (below 65) 9. What is your most recent high school class rank? (For example, if you are 15th in a class of 100, you are in the second 10th.) If you do not know your rank, check with your high school counselor. If rank is not used in your school, give your best estimate. a. Highest 10th top fifth b. Second 10th c. Second fifth d. Middle fifth e. Fourth fifth f. Lowest fifth
For questions 10 and 11, provide information about the content of some of the high school courses that you have taken or plan to take, and related activities. (You may mark more than one in each subject area.) 10. Art and music course work or experience a. No course work or experience in this area b. Acting or the production of a play c. Art history or art appreciation d. Dance e. Drama or theater for appreciation f. Music history, theory or appreciation g. Music, instrumental or vocal performance h. Photography or filmmaking
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i. Studio art and design 11. Computer course work or experience a. No course work or experience in this area b. Understanding of basic computer concepts and applications c. Word processing (for example, writing letters, reports or papers) d. Computer programming (for example, writing a BASIC or C program) e. Creating spreadsheets or databases, or using statistical programs to solve problems or analyze data in math, social sciences, natural sciences or business f. Using computer graphics (for example, art, business or technical applications, including engineering and architectural design) g. Internet activities (for example, e-mail, discussion groups, research, Web browsing or Web page authoring) 12. In addition to regular class work, many students are involved in activities that reflect their abilities and interests. These include community service and involvement, extracurricular and out-of-school activities, and individual endeavors. Indicate in which grades you participated or plan to participate in the activities listed on the Registration Form. Remember to include activities and accomplishments that are not school sponsored as well as your extracurricular activities. If you have held a major office or position of leadership in an activity (for example, class president, varsity team captain or officer of a statewide organization) or if you have received an award or special recognition for achievement in an activity (for example, school prize for music or writing, varsity letter, regional science fair prize, state orchestra), fill in the oval in the column marked “Officer/Award.” (You may mark up to 10 activities.) 13. Indicate in which sports you have participated or plan to participate. (You may mark up to six sports.) • I have not participated in any sports 0. Softball n. Gymnastics a. Archery o. Horseback riding 1. Squash b. Badminton 2. Swimming p. Ice hockey c. Baseball 3. Table tennis q. Lacrosse d. Basketball r. Martial arts 4. Tennis e. Bowling s. Racquetball 5. Track and field f. Boxing t. Riflery 6. Volleyball g. Cheerleading 7. Water polo h. Cross-country u. Rodeo v. Rowing (crew) 8. Wrestling i. Diving w. Rugby 9. Other j. Fencing x. Sailing k. Field hockey y. Skiing l. Football z. Soccer m. Golf Questions 14 through 19 ask about the kind of college or university you are interested in attending during your first year in college. There are no “right’’ or “wrong” answers, and you may mark as many preferences as you like. If you do not have an idea about the kind of college or university you’d like to attend, fill in the last oval, “Undecided.” 14. What type(s) of institution are you interested in attending? (You may mark more than one.) a. Four-year college or university b. Two-year community or junior college c. Vocational/technical school d. Undecided 15. Which of the following are you considering? (You may mark more than one.) a. Public university, state college or community college b. Private university, college or junior college (not religiously affiliated) c. Private, religiously affiliated university, college or junior college d. Undecided
16. What size college(s) are you thinking of attending? (You may mark more than one.) a. Fewer than 2,000 students b. About 2,000 to 5,000 students c. About 5,000 to 10,000 students d. About 10,000 to 15,000 students e. About 15,000 to 20,000 students f. More than 20,000 students g. Undecided 17. What college setting(s) do you prefer? (You may mark more than one.) a. Large city or metropolitan area b. Medium-size city c. Small city or town d. Suburban community e. Rural f. Undecided 18. Where would you like to go to college? (You may mark more than one.) a. Close to home b. In my home state c. In a state bordering mine d. Beyond states bordering mine e. Outside the United States f. Undecided 19. What type(s) of college are you considering? (You may mark more than one.) a. All women or all men b. Coeducational c. Undecided 20. What is the highest level of education you plan to complete beyond high school? (Mark only one.) a. Specialized training or certificate program b. Two-year associate of arts or sciences degree (such as A.A., A.A.S. or A.S.) c. Bachelor’s degree (such as B.A. or B.S.) d. Master’s degree (such as M.A., M.B.A. or M.S.) e. Doctoral or related degree (such as Ph.D., J.D., M.D. or D.V.M.) f. Other g. Undecided A list of both general (bold type) and specific majors or areas of study in college is given in the Code List booklet in your counselor’s office or online at www.collegeboard.org/sat-codes. Related areas or majors are indicated in parentheses. Although you do not need to know what your major in college will be, we would like you to mark the subject area or areas that interest you. In questions 21, 23, 24, 25 and 26 you may indicate the specific or general areas of study that you are considering. If you have none, please fill in number 999 (Undecided). 21. Indicate the major or area of study that is your first choice. Write in the code number and fill in the appropriate oval under each digit. 22. How certain are you about your first choice of major or area of study? • Very certain • Fairly certain • Not certain 23.–26. Indicate up to four other majors or areas of study that interest you. 27. The College Board and other organizations sponsor various services and publications of interest to college-bound students. Occasionally, we may want to notify you of these opportunities. Would you and your family like to receive announcements about these services and publications? • Yes • No
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28. Did you take the PSAT/NMSQT? (Mark only one.) a. Yes, as a junior b. Yes, as a sophomore or younger c. Yes, as a junior and as a sophomore or younger d. No 29. Some colleges allow well-prepared students to skip required introductory courses and take advanced course work instead. This exemption is sometimes based upon the results of tests such as AP Examinations, SAT Subject Tests and tests of the College-Level Examination Program®. Some colleges give their own placement or “credit by examination” tests. Mark each subject area in which you plan to apply for advanced placement, credit by examination or exemption from courses. a. Art b. Biology c. Chemistry d. Computer Science e. English f. Foreign Languages g. Humanities h. Mathematics i. Music j. Physics k. Social Studies l. I don’t plan to apply for exemption from these courses. 30. You may want to receive help outside regular course work from the college you plan to attend. If so, indicate each area in which you may want help. a. Developing educational plans b. Developing vocational/career or placement plans c. Developing better study skills d. Improving mathematical skills e. Improving reading skills f. Improving writing skills g. I don’t plan to ask for help in these areas. 31. Below is a list of typical activities or clubs in which students participate in college. Mark each activity in which you may want to take part while in college. a. Art b. Athletics: Intramural or club sports c. Athletics: Varsity sports d. Community or service organization e. Cooperative work or internship program f. Dance g. Debating or public speaking h. Departmental organization (club within my major) i. Drama or theater j. Environmental or ecology activity k. Ethnic activity or club l. Foreign study or study abroad program m. Fraternity, sorority or social club n. Honors program or independent study o. Journalism or literary activity p. Music: Instrumental performance q. Music: Vocal performance r. Religious activity s. Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC or Navy ROTC) t. Student government u. None of the above 32. Do you plan to apply for financial aid at any college? • Yes • No • I don’t know 33. Do you plan to look for a part-time job while in college? • Yes • No • I don’t know
34. Where do you plan to live during your first year in college? a. At home c. Off-campus housing b. On-campus housing d. I don’t know. The College Board wants its tests and services to be fair and useful to all candidates, regardless of their culture or background. When you answer questions 35 through 37, it helps us evaluate individual test questions for fairness and improve our enrollment services. In most cases, your responses to these questions will be included as part of your score reports to designated colleges, although some institutions request that we do not include this information. 35. How do you describe yourself? (Mark only one.) a. American Indian or Alaska Native b. Asian, Asian American or Pacific Islander c. Black or African American d. Mexican or Mexican American e. Puerto Rican f. Other Hispanic, Latino or Latin American g. White h. Other Answer both questions below about your language background. 36a. What language did you learn to speak first? a. English only b. English and another language c. Another language 36b. What language do you know best? a. English b. English and another language about the same c. Another language 37. What is your citizenship status? a. U.S. citizen or U.S. national b. U.S. permanent resident or refugee c. Citizen of another country d. Other or unknown 38. Colleges are often interested in contacting prospective students about their campus-based religious clubs and offerings. Write in the number of your religious preference or affiliation. If your religious preference or affiliation is not listed, please fill in number 97, “Other.” 01 I prefer not to answer. 03 African Methodist Episcopal 05 Anglican 07 Assembly of God 08 Baha’i 09 Baptist 11 Southern Baptist Convention 13 Buddhism 15 Christian-Disciples 17 Christian Reformed Church in America 19 Church of the Brethren 21 Church of Christ 23 United Church of Christ 25 Church of Christ, Scientist 27 Church of God 29 Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 31 Church of the Nazarene 33 Episcopal 35 Hinduism 37 Islam/Muslim/Moslem 39 Judaism 41 Evangelical Lutheran Church in America 43 Lutheran Church Missouri Synod 45 Mennonite
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47 Methodist 49 United Methodist 51 Eastern Orthodox churches 53 Pentecostal 55 Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) 56 Reformed Church in America 57 Roman Catholic 59 Seventh-Day Adventist 60 Sikhism 61 Society of Friends (Quaker) 63 Unitarian Universalist Association 65 Wesleyan Church 67 Worldwide Church of God 97 Other 99 None, no preference or affiliation Your answers to questions 39 through 42 will not be included on score reports sent to any colleges. Your answers to these questions may be used for research purposes or reports about groups of students, but only in ways that ensure your privacy. 39. Indicate any permanently disabling condition you have. (Mark only one.) a. ADD/ADHD b. Blind or other noncorrectable visual impairment c. Deaf or hard of hearing d. Paraplegia e. Learning disability f. Other neurological or orthopedic impairment g. Multiple disabilities h. Other i. I prefer not to answer. j. None 40. How do you think you compare with other people your own age in the following three areas of ability? For each area, fill in the appropriate response. Mathematical ability Scientific ability Writing ability • Among the highest 10 percent in this area of ability • Above average in this area • Average in this area • Below average in this area 41. Indicate the highest level of education completed by your father (or male guardian) and your mother (or female guardian) by filling in the appropriate oval in each column. (Mark only one.) a. Grade school b. Some high school c. High school diploma or equivalent d. Business or trade school e. Some college f. Associate or two-year degree g. Bachelor’s or four-year degree h. Some graduate or professional school i. Graduate or professional degree
42. What was the approximate combined income of your parents before taxes last year? Include taxable and nontaxable income from all sources. a. Less than $10,000 b. About $10,000 to $20,000 c. About $20,000 to $30,000 d. About $30,000 to $40,000 e. About $40,000 to $50,000 f. About $50,000 to $60,000 g. About $60,000 to $70,000 h. About $70,000 to $80,000 i. About $80,000 to $100,000 j. About $100,000 to $120,000 k. About $120,000 to $140,000 l. About $140,000 to $160,000 m. About $160,000 to $180,000 n. About $180,000 to $200,000 o. More than $200,000
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Important Information for Test-Takers
We reserve the right to electronically collect your eligible payment checks, at first presentment and any re-presentment, from the bank account on which the check was drawn. Our receipt of your payment check is your authorization for us to collect the amount of the check electronically by sending the check amount along with the check, routing and transit account numbers to your bank. Your bank account may be debited as early as the same day we receive your payment. The original check will be destroyed, and an image will be maintained in our records.
Grounds for Score Cancellation
Test Security Issues As the College Board vendor, Educational Testing Service ensures that the SAT is fairly administered on test day. The College Board and ETS strive to report scores that accurately reflect the performance of every test-taker. Accordingly, ETS standards and procedures for administering tests have two primary goals: give all test-takers equivalent opportunities to demonstrate their abilities, and prevent any test-taker from gaining an unfair advantage over others. To promote these objectives, ETS reserves the right to dismiss test-takers, decline to score any test, and/or cancel any test scores when, in its judgment, as applicable, a testing irregularity occurs, there is an
apparent discrepancy in a test-taker’s identification, a test-taker engages in misconduct, or the score is invalid for another reason, including, but not limited to, discrepant handwriting or plagiarism. Review of scores by ETS is confidential. When, for any of these reasons, ETS cancels a test score that has already been reported, it notifies score recipients that the score was canceled, but it does not disclose the reason for cancellation unless authorized to do so by the test-taker, and in certain cases that affect a group of test-takers. Testing irregularities Testing irregularities refer to problems with the administration of a test. When they occur, they may affect an individual or groups of test-takers. Such problems include, without limitation, administrative errors (e.g., improper timing, improper seating, defective materials and defective equipment), improper access to test content or test center, and other disruptions of test administrations (e.g., natural disasters and other emergencies). When testing irregularities occur, ETS may decline to score the test, or cancel the test score. When it is appropriate to do so, ETS gives affected test-takers the opportunity to take the test again as soon as possible, without charge. Identification Discrepancies When, in ETS’s or test center personnel’s judgment, there is a discrepancy in a test-taker’s identification, the test-taker may be denied admission to or dismissed from the test center; in addition, ETS may decline to score the test, or immediately cancel the test score. Misconduct When ETS or test center personnel find that there is misconduct in connection with a test, the test-taker may be dismissed from the test center, or ETS may decline to score the test or may cancel the test score. Repeated minor infractions during the test may result in dismissal from the test center or score cancellation. Misconduct includes, but is not limited to: ■■ taking any test questions or essay topics from the testing room, including through memorization, giving them to anyone else, or discussing them with anyone else through any means, including, but not limited to, e-mail, text messages or the Internet ■■ obtaining improper access to the test, a part of the test or information about the test ■■ referring to, looking through or working on any test, or test section, other than during the testing period for that test or test section ■■ using any prohibited aids such as, but not limited to, cell phones, other oral or written communication devices, and reference books, etc., in connection with the test, including during breaks ■■ consuming food or drink in unauthorized areas ■■ leaving the test room without permission ■■ leaving the building at any time during the test administration, including during breaks ■■ attempting in any manner to remove from the test room any part of a test book or any notes relating to the test ■■ attempting to give or receive assistance. Discussion or sharing of test content during the test administration, during breaks or after the test, is prohibited. Communication with other test-takers in any form is not permitted during the test administration. ■■ attempting to take the test for someone else ■■ using a telephone or cell phone or any other prohibited digital and/or electronic device without permission of the test center staff ■■ creating a disturbance or failing to follow instructions given by test center staff ■■ failing to follow any of the test administration regulations contained in this registration guide, in other registration materials or given by the test supervisor
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Invalid Scores ETS may also cancel scores if it judges that there is substantial evidence that they are invalid for any other reason. Evidence of invalid scores may include, without limitation, plagiarism, discrepant handwriting, unusual answer patterns, inconsistent performance on different parts of the test, text that is similar to that in other essays, paraphrasing of text from published sources and essays that do not reflect the independent composition the test is seeking to measure. Before canceling scores pursuant to this paragraph entitled “Invalid Scores,” ETS notifies the test-taker in writing about the delay in reporting and its concerns, gives the test-taker an opportunity to submit information that addresses the concerns, considers any such information submitted and offers the test-taker a choice of options. The options include voluntary score cancellation, a free retest or arbitration in accordance with ETS’s standard Arbitration Agreement. In addition, when ETS notifies the test-taker about concerns, the test-taker is sent a copy of the booklet Why and How Educational Testing Service Questions Test Scores, which explains this process in greater detail. (Any test-taker may request a copy of this booklet at any time.) Note: The retest option is not available outside the United States and Canada. The arbitration option is available only for tests administered in the United States.
Test Security and Fairness
The SAT Program’s policies for testing are designed to give every student an equal opportunity to demonstrate college readiness and to prevent anyone from gaining an unfair advantage. Here are some important things that you should know when you take an SAT Program test: ■■ Test materials are secured before, during and after the test so that no unauthorized person has access to questions before taking the test. ■■ Timing of each section is strictly scheduled. You cannot skip ahead or go back to a previous section while taking the test. ■■ No one should see the questions except you while you are taking the test. Sharing of test questions with others may enable them to attain inappropriately higher scores, thus decreasing the value of your score. ■■ Cell phone use is prohibited; students are strongly encouraged not to bring cell phones to the test center. If your phone makes noise, or you are seen using it at any time (including breaks), you will be dismissed immediately, your scores will be canceled and the device may be confiscated and its contents, inspected. This policy also applies to any other prohibited digital and/or electronic device such as a BlackBerry, pager, PDA, camera or other photographic equipment, or a separate timer of any kind. We strongly advise you not to bring them. ■■ Prohibited electronic devices may be subject to collection, and the College Board will not be responsible for lost, stolen or damaged devices. ■■ Sharing essay questions or multiple-choice questions with anyone for any reason is a violation of test fairness policy. Never give questions to others (including your teachers) or discuss them by any means, including, but not limited to, e-mail, text messages, the Internet or in any other form of communication. Discussing the essay question (but not multiple-choice questions) is permissible after it is available online. ■■ If your essay does not reflect your original and individual work, all of your test scores may be canceled. ■■ You may not consult textbooks, other people, electronic devices or any other resources during breaks. ■■ Parents and guardians will not be allowed to escort their children to the testing rooms. ■■ Students may be tested in the same room as test-takers of all grades and ages. ■■ Violation of test security policies may result in score cancellation, and under some circumstances indviduals may be permanently barred from future testing.
Cheating Tests are administered under strict supervision and security measures. To report any unusual behavior or suspicion of cheating (for example, someone copying from another test-taker, taking a test for someone else, having access to test questions before the exam, or using notes or unauthorized aids), please contact us by phone at 609-406-5430 between 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Eastern/New York Time, by fax at 609-406-9709, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible. All information will be held strictly confidential.
General Information Each time you take an SAT Program test (SAT or SAT Subject Test), the scores are added to your permanent SAT Program record. Most students’ scores are made available to them online several weeks after the test. A full online score report becomes available soon after scores are released. A paper copy is sent to you by mail if you register by mail and do not have a free College Board online account or if you indicate your preference to continue receiving a paper copy. If you provide your high school information at the time of registration, a copy of your record is sent to your high school and to the colleges and scholarship programs you choose between four and six weeks after the test. Your six most recent SAT and six most recent SAT Subject Test reportable scores are reported to you and to your high school. We keep your full score history on file. We only report the scores to colleges that you select through Score Choice, but we cannot delete scores from your record. If you do not want your test scored at all, request a score cancellation form from the test center supervisor on test day or immediately go online to learn how to cancel them at sat.collegeboard.org/scores. The report you receive and the reports received by colleges and your high school contain scores that have been converted to the College Board 200–800 scale for all SAT Program tests. The College Board does not use either your raw score or your reported scaled score by itself or in combination with any other information to predict your individual future academic performance at specific postsecondary institutions. However, the College Board does provide assistance to individual colleges and universities to help them use SAT Program test scores, high school records and other relevant information in making appropriate admission and placement decisions. Test scores are the property of the College Board. The College Board may use scores and information you provide for research purposes, but other than as indicated below or unless legally compelled (for example, subject to a subpoena), no personally identifying information is released without your consent. Delayed Scores Scores can be delayed by various situations; we will notify you if your scores are subject to any unusual delays. If your score report is not available online when expected, you should check back the following week. If you have not received your online report by five weeks after the test date, or your mailed score report by eight weeks, contact Customer Service by phone or e-mail. Score Choice™ Score Choice is an option that allows you to choose which scores you send to selected colleges for admission purposes as well as scores you send to selected scholarship programs. Please note that different colleges and scholarship programs use SAT scores in different ways. We’ve collected SAT score-use practices from every college or scholarship program that chose to provide the requested information in order to help you make an informed choice about the scores you send. Please note: ■■ College– and scholarship program–specific SAT score use practices referenced in Score Choice materials are based on information provided to us by each participating college or scholarship program. ■■ The description of a particular SAT score-use practice in the Score Choice materials might not include every aspect of how a college or scholarship program uses a student’s score for admission decisions; additionally, SAT score-use practices for a particular college or scholarship program may change periodically and may not be automatically updated in Score Choice. Therefore, we recommend that you check with the college or
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scholarship program to which you are sending SAT scores to confirm its SAT score-use practice. ■■ Where you send your scores, and which scores you send there, are important decisions that you should research and consider carefully and discuss with your parents and guidance counselors. While we have made available the information on score-use practices provided to us by participating colleges and scholarship programs to assist you in this process, we are not responsible for the accuracy of the information or the consequences of your decisions. ■■ You and your high school will continue to receive reports containing all of your scores. Sending Scores to College and University Systems For certain college and university systems, once you submit your score to one school, other schools within that system will also have access to your score. Please note, however, that if you are applying to more than one school within a college or university system, it is still important for you to send your SAT scores to each individual school. Scholarships Most of the scholarships available from the college and scholarship programs listed in the SAT Code List booklet are restricted to U.S. residents or children of employees of the scholarship sponsors. For more information, contact the colleges and scholarship programs in which you are interested. The SAT Program automatically reports scores to certain U.S. government and state scholarship programs. If you are a citizen of the United States and a resident of Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island or West Virginia, but your current mailing address is outside the United States or you are using an APO/ FPO address, contact the scholarship and guidance programs or governmentsponsored agencies in these states directly for information on how to be included for scholarship selection. You can stop the automatic reporting of your test scores. If you do not want your scores released to the U.S. government or if you attend school or live in one of these states and do not want your scores sent to the state scholarship or guidance program, write to College Board SAT Program, Attention: Confidentiality, P. O. Box 025505, Miami, FL 33102 by no later than the 15th day after the test date, or by Jan. 2, 2012, for Massachusetts (or by the 15th day after the test date if testing after January). State Scholarship Programs If you are from one of the states listed below, your scores will be routinely sent to the state’s scholarship program unless you tell us otherwise. Scores are sent for all test-takers (except seventh- and eighth-graders, and ninth-graders in Missouri) in Kentucky and Missouri who test between Sept. 1, 2011, and June 30, 2012; for all juniors in Illinois and Pennsylvania who take the test between Sept. 1, 2011, and June 30, 2012; for all seniors in Washington who test between September and December 2011; and for all juniors in Washington who test between January and June 2012. In Alaska, Georgia, Maryland, New Jersey and Rhode Island, scores are sent following the junior year and again in the middle of the senior year. In West Virginia and Tennessee, scores are sent for all seniors who tested during high school through January 2012; in West Virginia, scores will also be sent from all students sending scores to a West Virginia institution of higher education. For students who meet certain specific criteria (last name and score range), North Carolina State University may provide a scholarship regardless of your state of residence. Releasing Your Scores to the New York State Scholarship Program The New York State Scholarship Program requires that New York State students who wish to be considered for the Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarships and Regents Scholarships in Cornell University on the basis of their SAT scores take this test before Nov. 1, 2011. The latest SAT administration that meets this deadline is Oct. 1, 2011. The New York State Standardized Testing Law requires that you specifically authorize the sending of all reports. Your SAT scores and other information from your record will be sent to the Scholarship Program if you authorize the release of your scores at the time that you apply for a scholarship. To do that, you must answer “yes” and sign the score release statement in the scholarship
application. Scholarship application forms are sent by the State Education Department to principals of all high schools in New York State in December or January. If you follow these procedures, there is no fee for sending reports to the New York State Scholarship Program. The College Board releases to the New York State Scholarship Program the names, addresses and other identifying information of seniors who registered to take the SAT prior to Nov. 1, 2011, who are New York State residents and who apply for scholarship(s). This procedure facilitates the matching of student files so that scores for all students who authorized their release are sent to the New York State Scholarship Program. If you do not want your name and address released for this purpose, notify College Board SAT Program, NYS Scholarship Program, P. O. Box 025505, Miami, FL 33102. Research and Reporting Your test scores and the background information you provide about yourself (not including your name, street address, social security number or e-mail address) may be used in research or in aggregate reports about groups of students. In some cases — for example, if a validity study is done for the college in which you have enrolled — all your scores and background information may be included in the study even if you did not request that the SAT Program send your scores to the college. Your individual scores and other information you provide during registration and testing may be reported to your school, district or state for educational and/ or diagnostic purposes. For more information about the guidelines on the uses of College Board test scores and related data, ask your counselor or download “Guidelines on the Uses of College Board Test Scores and Related Data” from www.collegeboard.org/research. Procedures for Keeping Scores on File Your scores are kept indefinitely, unless you tested before entering the ninth grade. If you test in the seventh or eighth grade, your scores are removed from your file at the end of the year that you tested. If you don’t want your scores removed, you must let us know before the end of June of the year you tested. Send a letter that is signed by you and your parents and that provides your identification information, registration number and test date to: The College Board SAT Program, Attention: Talent Search Scores, P. O. Box 025505, Miami, FL 33102. Your test scores and your responses to the SAT Questionnaire are maintained on active file by the SAT Program until June, one year after your class graduates from high school. (If you tested after high school, this information is kept on active file for a full year beyond the year in which you tested.) After that time, these data are placed in an archival file. Test scores can be obtained from the archival file indefinitely, although the College Board cannot guarantee that scores can always be retrieved. Note also that the College Board cannot make updates or changes to archived records. Ordering Scores More Than One Year After Your High School Graduation Scores for students who have been out of high school for at least one year and who have not tested for one or more years can be ordered. To order such older scores, provide your current name and address, sex, date of birth and the year you tested, along with your name and address at that time. See the inside back cover for score sending fee information. The ordering of such older scores is subject to an additional fee to cover the cost of looking up your scores; this fee will be charged whether or not scores can be located. Official score reports sent to colleges five or more years after a test date are accompanied by a message explaining that they may be less valid predictors of college academic performance than more recent scores would be. This message also notifies colleges that for SAT Subject Tests, knowledge of the subject may change given additional study in the area, and scores may become less valid predictors within a shorter time period. Missing Scores If previous scores are missing from your score report, call Customer Service (see inside front cover) or write to: The College Board SAT Program, Attention: Unreported Scores, P.O. Box 025505, Miami, FL 33102. Provide identification information, test dates and previous score recipients to which you want updated reports sent. Reports will be sent at no charge.
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Lost Answer Sheets In very rare instances, a shipment of answer sheets may be lost or damaged in transit to our scoring facilities, making it impossible for the tests to be scored. After an exhaustive effort to locate a missing shipment, the SAT Program typically will offer several options to affected students: an opportunity to retake the tests at no charge at a scheduled makeup with expedited delivery of scores to all designated institutions, a free transfer to a later published test date or a full refund of all testing fees.
Additional Information for Students Testing in California and New York State
The California Education Code requires that you be given certain information concerning the purposes of the tests, property rights of the test subject and test agency to the test scores, procedures for releasing score reports, and score interpretation. Statistical information related to the use of test scores in predicting future grade point averages must be provided to test-takers prior to the administration of the test or coinciding with the initial reporting of test scores. The New York State Standardized Testing Law requires that certain information concerning the purposes of the test, property rights of the test-taker and test agency to the test scores, test fairness and equity, procedures for releasing score reports and for reviewing challenges about test questions, and score interpretation be provided to test-takers along with the Registration Form or score report. The information for both California and New York State test-takers is furnished in this Paper Registration Guide for the SAT and SAT Subject Tests and in the material included with score reports. Complete descriptions of the content of the tests, along with information on test preparation and sample questions, are provided in the booklets Getting Ready for the SAT and Getting Ready for the SAT Subject Tests, which are available without charge from school offices for students who plan to register for these tests. See how to request SAT Answer Reporting Services on page 13. In addition, students who took the SAT in California in December 2011 can review the test questions under secure conditions at the ETS Western Field Office in Concord, Calif., by calling 925-808-2000. Predicting College Grades The primary purpose of the SAT is to provide information to college admission staff that will help them to evaluate a student’s application. The College Board recommends that score recipients use scores in combination with other information such as grades and courses taken in determining admission. Results of research conducted using data from 110 colleges show that SAT test scores, in combination with a student’s high school grade point average, predict college freshman GPA more accurately than either SAT scores or high school GPA alone. For all college freshmen in the study (N=151,316), the predictive validity of an optimally weighted combination of SAT scores and high school GPA is 0.62. The correlation between the reading section score and freshman GPA is 0.50, between the math score and freshman GPA is 0.49, and between the writing section score and freshman GPA is 0.53. For all three sections (reading, mathematics and writing), the correlation with freshman GPA is 0.53, while the correlation between high school GPA and freshman GPA is 0.54. The combination of scores and high school GPA raised the correlation 0.09 over scores alone, and 0.08 over high school GPA. For males, the correlation between the combination of scores and high school GPA with freshman GPA is 0.59, an increase of 0.09 over scores alone and 0.07 over high school GPA. For females, the correlation between the combination of scores and high school GPA with freshman GPA is 0.65, an increase of 0.07 over scores alone and 0.11 over high school GPA. All correlations are adjusted for restriction of range so that the full range of scores and high school GPA are the same as for the national college-bound seniors cohort. Procedures to Ensure Fairness and Equity All new SAT Program test questions and complete new editions of the tests are reviewed by many individuals, including committees whose members are drawn from all regions of the United States. These reviews help identify and eliminate any wording or content that
might be offensive to or inappropriate for particular groups of students based on their race/ethnicity or their gender. Assessment staff ensure that the test as a whole includes references to men and women and individuals from varied racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds. Statistical procedures are used to identify questions that are harder for a group of students to answer correctly than would be expected from their performance on the test. Relationship of SAT Scores to Family Income The correlation of SAT scores and student-reported family income for two recent years was found to be about 0.30, which is consistent with general research findings on the relationship of educational achievement and family income level. Although average SAT scores tend to be higher for students from higher-income families, students from every income level, as reported on the SAT Questionnaire, obtain the full range of SAT scores. Furthermore, many students from low-income families do well on the test. For seniors who graduated in 2000, one-third of the students with reported family income at or below $30,000 obtained scores above the national average.
As a United States-based corporation, the College Board, along with our representatives overseas, is subject to U.S. economic sanctions, laws and regulations. We are, therefore, prohibited from providing testing services to or accepting registrations from persons in certain countries (such as Iran or Cuba) or persons designated by the U.S. government as Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons. Any payment submitted may have to be placed in a blocked, interest-bearing account at a U.S. financial institution. If payment is not blocked under U.S. law, it will be returned to the registrant. If, however, a payment is blocked under U.S. law, the registrant may contact the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control at treasury.gov/about/organizational-structure/offices/ Pages/Office-of-Foreign-Assets-Control.aspx for more information.
General Notice for Students
1. SAT Program policies are subject to change for test security or other reasons. The SAT Program will attempt to provide adequate prior notice, although circumstances may limit our ability to do so. The College Board will not be responsible for lost, stolen or damaged personal property brought to the test center on test day. If a large-scale incident — such as a public health threat or security-related incident — interferes with test administration, the College Board may cancel testing for all or a particular group of students. When this occurs, the SAT Program will attempt to provide adequate prior notice, although circumstances may limit our ability to do so. Once determined, we will communicate test cancellations and alternative test dates for affected test-takers. In order to ensure the integrity of the SAT Program, the College Board reserves the right to bar any individual from registering and/or taking the SAT or a Subject Test. To preserve the integrity of the information contained in the Student Search Service database, the College Board reserves the right to bar or to remove, with or without notice, any student from the database.
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SAT International Representatives
To register through an SAT Representative, complete the Registration Form and enclose it with payment in an envelope addressed to the appropriate SAT Representative (listed below). Each representative has specific requirements for payment — please contact them directly for instructions. You must submit your paper registration with full payment by the early registration deadline.
Jordan Mail address AMIDEAST/Jordan Kenya P.O. Box 1249 FRISE Holdings Amman, 11118 Mail address Street address P.O. Box 13567 Rodeo Plaza, 3rd Floor Westlands, 00800 Nuh Al-Rumi Street Nairobi, Kenya Near 7th Circle in Sweifiyeh Street address: Tel: +962-6-581-0930 Professional Centre Fax: +962-6-581-4020 1st Floor, Office LH12 E-mail: email@example.com Ngong Road Kuwait Nairobi, Kenya AMIDEAST/Kuwait Tel: +254-20-71 864 8129 Sharq, Ahmed Al Jaber Street, +254-20-73 137 7265 Plot #1, Floor 2, Commercial Bank Fax: +254-20-3741095 Building opposite Al Awadi E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Mosque Nigeria Tel: +965 2247-0091 GIEVA-NGO Fax: +965 2247-0092 P.O. Box 8007, Wuse Abuja E-mail: Kuwait@amideast.org Oyo State House Building Lebanon (2nd Floor) Mail address 4, Ralph Shodeinde Street AMIDEAST/Lebanon Central Area, Abuja, Nigeria P.O. Box 11-2190 Tel: +234-9-670-8368 Riad El Solh +234-703-525-0399 Beirut, 11072100 E-mail: email@example.com Street address OR Bazerkan Building, 1st Floor GIEVA Organization Beirut Central District Kingsway Building (2nd Floor) Nijmeh Square (next to Parliament) 51/52 Marina Street, Lagos Tel: +961-1-989901 (entrance via Martin Street) E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel/Cell: +234-741-7429; Morocco +234-703-525-0344 AMIDEAST/Rabat E-mail:email@example.com 35 Rue Oukaimeden Agdal, Rabat, Morocco NORTH AFRICA/ Tel: +212-(0)-37-67-50-75/81/82 MIDDLE EAST Fax: +212-(0)-37-67-50-74 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Egypt OR AMIDEAST/Cairo AMIDEAST/Casablanca 23 Mossaddak Street 3 Boulevard Al Massira Al Khadra Dokki-Giza Maarif, Casablanca, Morocco Cairo, Egypt Tel: +212-(0)-22-25-93-93 Tel: +20-2-19263 E-mail: email@example.com Fax: +20-2-795-2946 E-mail: Cairofirstname.lastname@example.org Syria AMIDEAST/Syria OR P.O. Box 2313 AMIDEAST/Alexandria Damascus American Center 15 Abdel-Hamid Ebady St., Roushdy Tel: +963-11-331-4420 Alexandria, Egypt Tel: +20-3-5461357 Fax: +20-3-5458475 E-mail: Alexemail@example.com
Tunisia AMIDEAST/Tunisia 22 Rue Al Amine El Abassi Cité Les Jardins 1002 Tunis Belvedere Tel: +216-71-841-488 West Bank/Gaza Mail address AMIDEAST/West Bank/Gaza P.O. Box 19665 East Jerusalem 91193 Street address Al-Watanieh Towers, 1st floor 34 Municipality Street El-Bireh, Ramallah District Tel: +972-2-583-5647 Yemen AMIDEAST /Sana’a Mail address P.O. Box 15508 Sana’a, Yemen Street address Off Algiers Street Tel: +967-1-400-279/80/81 Fax: +967-1-206350 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Indonesia Indonesian International Education Foundation (IIEF) Menara Imperium, 28th Floor, Suite B Metropolitan Kuningan Superblok Kav. 1 Jl. H.R. Rasuna Said Jakarta 12980 — Indonesia Tel: +62-21-831-7330 Fax: +62-21-831-7331 E-mail: email@example.com
Malaysia MACEE/SAT Program Testing Services 18th Floor, Menara Yayasan Tun Razak 200, Jalan Bukit Bintang 50200 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Tel: +603-2166-8878 Fax: +603-2166-1878 Website: www.macee.org.my Singapore Mail address Connectere (Singapore) Pte Ltd Tanjong Pagar Post Office P.O. Box 268 Singapore 910809 Street address 171 Tras Street #08-173 Union Building Singapore 079024 Tel: +65 6438-6900 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Taiwan Chun Shin Limited Attn: SAT Office 2nd Fl., 45, Sec. 2 Fu Xing S. Rd. Taipei 106, Taiwan, R.O.C. Tel: +866-2-2701-8009 Fax: +866-2-2755-2822 E-mail: email@example.com
EUROPE & COMMONWEALTH OF INDEPENDENT STATES
ETS Europe/SAT Services 43 Rue Taitbout 75009 Paris, France Tel: +33-(0)1-40-75-95-10 Fax: +33-(0)1-42-56-65-27 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Payment Notes Refunds are not offered for testing fees. For overpayments or duplicate payments, we will charge a refund processing fee of $7. Do not send cash. We will return unprocessed all registrations and orders received with cash or checks drawn on non-U.S. banks or other forms of payment not listed as acceptable in this booklet. We reserve the right to electronically collect payments by check. Checks returned to the College Board for insufficient funds will be re-presented electronically, and your account will be debited for the amount of the check plus the state-allowed fee. Registration and Testing (nonrefundable) SAT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $49 Basic Subject Test Fee (per registration) . . . . . . . . . . $22 Language with Listening Test . . . . . . . . add $22 All other SAT Subject Tests . . . . . . . . . . . .add $11 each Late Fee. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $26 Standby Fee. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $43 Change Fee. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $25 International Processing . . . . . $29 Additional Surcharge (India and Pakistan . . . . . . . . . . . . . $24 Note: Standby testing is not allowed in Benin, Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Korea, Nigeria, Thailand, Togo or Vietnam Receiving Your Scores Scores by Web and My SAT Online Score Report . . . . . . . . . . . . . FREE Scores by phone (per call) . . . . $15 Sending Your Scores (refundable if you miss the test) Score report requests at registration . . . . . . 4 included Each additional score report request . . . . . . . . . $10.50 RUSH order (per order). . . . . . . $30 Archived (older) scores (per order) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $28 Score Verification Services SAT Question-and-Answer Service. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $18 SAT Student Answer Service. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $13.50 (The QAS and SAS are refundable if you miss the test.) Hand-scoring/score verification: Multiple-choice score verification . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $55 Essay score verification . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $55
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Test and Registration Calendar 2011–12
DEADLINES Test Date Oct. 1 Nov. 5 Dec. 3 Jan. 28 Mar. 10 May 5 Jun. 2
Early Regular (international only)
Late (domestic only) FEE APPLIES
Aug. 23 Sep. 27 Oct. 25 Dec. 20 Not applicable Mar. 27 Apr. 24
Sep.9 Oct. 7 Nov. 8 Dec. 30 Feb. 10 Apr. 6 May 8
Sep. 21 Oct. 21 Nov. 20 Jan. 13 Feb. 24 Apr. 20 May 22
Sunday test dates immediately follow the Saturday test dates. Sunday testing is not offered in India or Pakistan. The only test offered in March is the SAT, and it is only administered in U.S. centers. Domestic mail must be postmarked by the deadlines; international mail must be received by the deadlines. Students applying through an SAT International Representative must submit their registrations by the early deadline. Deadlines expire at midnight Eastern Time. Registered test-takers who miss a test date should call Customer Service to reschedule (the change fee applies).
SAT Subject Tests Schedule
Oct. 1 Literature Biology E/M Chemistry Physics Mathematics Levels 1 & 2 U.S. History World History Languages: Reading only French, Spanish German, Mod. Hebrew Latin Italian Languages with Listening: Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Spanish ■ Nov. 5 Dec. 3 Jan. 28 May 5 June 2
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