Everything you need to know about the changes to the SAT test

state agencies for educationThe world needs more people who can solve problems, communicate clearly, and understand complex relationships. To help meet that need, the College Board has redesigned the SAT Suite of Assessments to focus more on the knowledge, skills, and understanding that research shows are essential for college and career readiness and success.

These focused tests — the SAT, PSAT/NMSQT and PSAT 10, and PSAT 8/9 — will have a stronger connection to classroom learning and inspire productive practice.

SAT Key Dates

  • September 2015: PSAT 8/9 first administered
  • October 2015: Redesigned PSAT/NMSQT first administered
  • February 2016: PSAT 10 first administered
  • March 2016: