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2019

September–October

If your child is taking any AP courses, talk to them about taking the AP Exams in May. They'll need to register with their school's AP coordinator in the fall to avoid late fees.

High school seniors: Ask for recommendation letters from teachers, counselors, coaches, or others.

If your child is applying early decision/early action, they should begin working on applications now.

September 30

Class of 2020 deadline to apply for this month's College Board Opportunity Scholarships: Practice and Strengthen.

October 1

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

CSS Profile becomes available. Seniors should fill out this form for nonfederal financial aid opportunities.

October–November

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

October 5

SAT and SAT Subject Test day: Register now.

October 16

PSAT/NMSQT primary test day.

October 18

Multiple-choice scores for students who took the SAT with Essay on October 5 will be available.

Online and paper score reports for students who took the SAT without the essay on October 5 will be available.

October 19

PSAT/NMSQT Saturday test day.

October 21–23

Most essay scores for students who took the SAT with Essay on October 5 will be available.

October 30

PSAT/NMSQT alternate test day.

October 31

Class of 2020 deadline to apply for this month's College Board Opportunity Scholarships: Complete, Practice, Improve, and Strengthen.

November 2

SAT and SAT Subject Test day: Register now.

November 15

Multiple-choice scores for students who took the SAT with Essay on November 2 will be available.

Online and paper score reports for students who took the SAT without the essay on November 2 will be available.

If your child wants to take any AP Exams in May, their AP coordinator must order the exams before midnight so you aren't charged a late fee.

November 18–20

Most essay scores for students who took the SAT with Essay on November 2 will be available.

November 30

Class of 2020 deadline to apply for this month's College Board Opportunity Scholarships: Complete and Improve.

December

PSAT/NMSQT scores will be released.

December 7

SAT and SAT Subject Test day: Register now.

December 20

Multiple-choice scores for students who took the SAT with Essay on December 7 will be available.

Online and paper score reports for students who took the SAT without the essay on December 7 will be available.

December 23–25

Most essay scores for students who took the SAT with Essay on December 7 will be available.

December 31

Deadline for students graduating in 2020 or 2021 to apply for this month's College Board Opportunity Scholarships: Complete and Improve.