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2019

February 8

Regular registration deadline for the March 9 SAT. Register now.

February 19

Late registration deadline for March 9 SAT for mailed registrations.

Deadline to request testing accommodations for SAT School Day on April 9. Learn more about accommodations for students with disabilities.

February 22

Deadline to request testing accommodations for the May AP Exams. Learn more about accommodations for students with disabilities.

February 25–March 29

PSAT 10 winter testing window.

February 27

Late registration deadline for March 9 SAT for registrations made online or by phone. Register now.

February 28

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

March

National Merit Scholarship Corporation will begin notifying Finalists who will receive a National Merit Scholarship.

March 1

Deadline for homeschooled students and students whose schools don't offer AP to contact AP Services and request a list of AP coordinators and nearby schools where they may be able to test in May.

March 4

Deadline to request testing accommodations for SAT School Day on April 23. Learn more about accommodations for students with disabilities.

March 6

SAT School Day test day. Learn about SAT School Day.

March 9

SAT test day: Register now.

March 15

Deadline to request testing accommodations for the May 4 SAT and SAT Subject Tests. Learn more about accommodations for students with disabilities.

Deadline for homeschooled students and students whose schools don't offer AP to contact AP coordinators and arrange to take the May 2019 AP Exams.

Deadline to request four free score reports from the March 6 SAT School Day be sent to colleges. Unless your child's eligible for an SAT fee waiver, there will be a fee to request score reports after midnight tonight. Learn more about sending SAT scores to colleges.

March 18

Deadline to request four free score reports from the March 9 SAT be sent to colleges. Unless your child's eligible for an SAT fee waiver, there will be a fee to request score reports after midnight tonight. Learn more about sending SAT scores to colleges.

March 22

Multiple-choice scores for students who took the SAT with Essay on March 9 will be available.

Online and paper score reports for student who took the SAT without the essay on March 9 will be available.

March 27

SAT School Day test day. Learn about SAT School Day.

March 30

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

April 1

Most SAT scores from the March 6 SAT School Day will be available.

April 5

Regular registration deadline for the May 4 SAT and SAT Subject Tests. Register now.

April 8–26

Spring testing window for PSAT 8/9 and PSAT 10.

April 9

SAT School Day test day. Learn about SAT School Day.

April 12

Deadline to request testing accommodations for the June 1 SAT and SAT Subject Tests. Learn more about accommodations for students with disabilities.

April 16

Late registration deadline for May 4 SAT and SAT Subject Tests for mailed registrations.

April 18

Deadline to request four free score reports from the April 9 SAT School Day be sent to colleges. Unless your child’s eligible for an SAT fee waiver, there will be a fee to request score reports after midnight tonight. Learn more about sending SAT scores to colleges.

April 22

Most SAT scores from the March 27 SAT School Day will be available.

April 23

SAT School Day test day. Learn about SAT School Day.

April 24

Late registration deadline for May 4 SAT and SAT Subject Tests for registrations made online or by phone. Register now.

April 30

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

May 1

National College Decision Day: This is the deadline for seniors to notify the college they've decided to attend.

May 2

Deadline to request four free score reports from the April 23 SAT School Day be sent to colleges. Unless your child's eligible for an SAT fee waiver, there will be a fee to request score reports after midnight tonight. Learn more about sending SAT scores to colleges.

May 3

Regular registration deadline for the June 1 SAT and SAT Subject Tests. Register now.

May 4

SAT and SAT Subject Test day: Register now.

May 6

Most SAT scores from the April 9 SAT School Day will be available.

May 6–10

First week of AP Exams.

May 13–17

Second week of AP Exams.

May 13

Deadline to request four free score reports from the May 4 SAT be sent to colleges. Unless your child’s eligible for an SAT fee waiver, there will be a fee to request score reports after midnight tonight. Learn more about sending SAT scores to colleges.

May 14

Late registration deadline for June 1 SAT and SAT Subject Tests for mailed registrations.

May 17

Multiple-choice scores for students who took the SAT with Essay on May 4 will be available.

Online and paper score reports for students who took the SAT without the essay on May 4 will be available.

May 20

Most SAT scores from the April 23 SAT School Day will be available.

May 22

Late registration deadline for June 1 SAT and SAT Subject Tests for registrations made online or by phone. Register now.

May 31

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

SUMMER

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

June 1

SAT and SAT Subject Test day: Register now.

June 10

Deadline to request four free score reports from the June 1 SAT be sent to colleges. Unless your child's eligible for an SAT fee waiver, there will be a fee to request score reports after midnight tonight. Learn more about sending SAT scores to colleges.

June 30

Deadline to submit the FAFSA to receive federal financial aid for the 2019-20 academic year.

Class of 2020 deadline to apply for this month's College Board Opportunity Scholarships: Build Your College List, Practice for the SAT, and Improve Your Score.

Early July

AP Exam scores for the May 2019 test dates will be available online.

July 10

Multiple-choice scores for students who took the SAT with Essay on June 1 will be available.

Online and paper score reports for students who took the SAT without the essay on June 1 will be available.

July 31

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

August 24

SAT and SAT Subject Test day: Register now.

August 31

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

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 19

PSAT/NMSQT Saturday test day.

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

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 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 31

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