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2018

Summer

It's a good idea for students to start work on college essays the summer before senior year.

June 11

Deadline to send four free score reports for the June 2 SAT. Sending score reports after midnight on this date incurs a fee, except if the student is eligible for an SAT fee waiver.

June 15

Deadline to change AP Exam recipients or withhold or cancel AP Exam scores.

July

AP scores are released to students, their designated colleges, and high schools.

AP Scholar Awards and International Diplomas are available online.

July 6

Deadline for accommodations requests for the August SAT and SAT Subject Tests.

July 11

Scores for the June 2018 SAT and SAT Subject Tests become available to students.

July 27

Regular registration deadline for the August SAT.

August 7

Late registration deadline for the August SAT for mailed registrations.

August 15

Late registration deadline for the August SAT for registrations made online or by phone.

August 17

Deadline to request accommodations for the October 6 SAT and SAT Subject Tests.

August 21

Deadline to request accommodations for the October PSAT/NMSQT.

August 25

SAT Test Day: Register Now.

Early fall

Seniors: Ask for recommendation letters from teachers, counselors, or others.

September–October

Seniors: If applying early decision/early action, begin working on applications.

September 3

Deadline to send four free score reports for the August 25 SAT. Sending score reports after midnight on this date incurs a fee, except if the student is eligible for an SAT fee waiver.

September 7

Regular registration deadline for the October 6 SAT.

September 7

For students who took the SAT with Essay in August, their multiple-choice scores will become available.

For students who took the SAT without the essay and SAT Subject Tests in August, their full score reports will be available.

By September 9

For students who took the SAT with Essay in August, their SAT Essay scores will become available.

September 14

Deadline to request accommodations for the November 3 SAT and SAT Subject Tests.

September 15

Deadline for requests for AP Exam booklets.

September 18

Late registration deadline for the October 6 SAT for mailed registrations.

September 24, 2018–March 29, 2019

Testing window for PSAT 8/9.

September 26

Late registration deadline for the October 6 SAT for registrations made online or by phone.

October 1

FAFSA becomes available. Seniors should fill out the form to apply for financial aid for college.

October 1

CSS Profile becomes available. Seniors should complete this form for additional financial aid opportunities.

October 5

Regular registration deadline for the November 3 SAT.

October 10

Primary test day for the 2018 PSAT/NMSQT for sophomores and juniors. If your child’s school administers the PSAT/NMSQT, the administration may take place on this date.

October 10

SAT School Day test day (anticipated).

October 12

Deadline to request accommodations for the December 1 SAT and SAT Subject Tests.

October 13

Saturday test day for the 2018 PSAT/NMSQT for sophomores and juniors. If your child’s school administers the PSAT/NMSQT, the administration may take place on this date.

October 16

Late registration deadline for the November 3 SAT for mailed registrations.

October 19

For students who took the SAT with Essay on October 6, their multiple-choice scores will become available.

For students who took the SAT without the essay and SAT Subject Tests on October 6, their full score reports will be available.

By October 21

For students who took the SAT with Essay on October 6, their SAT Essay scores will become available.

October 24

Late registration deadline for the November 3 SAT for registrations made online or by phone.

October 24

Alternate test day for the 2018 PSAT/NMSQT for sophomores and juniors. If your child’s school administers the PSAT/NMSQT, the administration may take place on this date.

October 31

Deadline for requests for AP Exam Multiple-Choice Rescore Service.

October–November senior year

Deadlines for early decision/early action applications usually fall in these months.

November 2

Regular registration deadline for the December 1 SAT.

November 2

For students who took the SAT with Essay on October 10 (on a school day), their multiple-choice scores will become available.

For students who took the SAT without the essay on October 10, their full score reports will be available.

By November 4

For students who took the SAT with Essay on October 10 (on a school day), their SAT Essay scores will become available.

November 3

SAT Test Day: Register Now.

November 12

Deadline to send four free score reports for the November 3 SAT. Sending score reports after midnight on this date incurs a fee, except if the student is eligible for an SAT fee waiver.

November 13

Late registration deadline for December 1 SAT for mailed registrations.

November 16

For students who took the SAT with Essay on November 3, their multiple-choice scores will become available.

For students who took the SAT without the essay and SAT Subject Tests on November 3, their full score reports will be available.

By November 18

For students who took the SAT with Essay on November 3, their SAT Essay scores will become available.

November 20

Late registration deadline for December 1 SAT for registrations made online or by phone.

December

Release of PSAT/NMSQT scores.

December 1

SAT Test Day: Register Now.

December 10

Deadline to send four free score reports for the December 1 SAT. Sending score reports after midnight on this date incurs a fee, except if the student is eligible for an SAT fee waiver.

December 14

For students who took the SAT with Essay on December 1, their multiple-choice scores will become available.

For students who took the SAT without the essay and SAT Subject Tests on December 1, their full score reports will be available.

December 14

Deadline to request accommodations for PSAT 10 testing window (February–March).

By December 16

For students who took the SAT with Essay on December 1, their SAT Essay scores will become available.