Well it’s official. 223,400 students took the SAT on Saturday.

When you consider that 402,000 students were originally registered to take the test, 223,400 seems like a pretty low number.

But when you consider that exactly 0 students took the June SAT, nearly a quarter of a million students starts to seem pretty encouraging.

At test centers last weekend, Collegeboard took all the necessary COVID precautions.

Students and center staff were required to wear masks or protective face coverings for the duration of the test, and students were seated at least six feet apart.

Are there “Safe” Test Centers?

As we discussed in our last blog post, choosing the right test center that won’t cancel, is crucial if you want your student to actually be able to take the SAT.

While nothing is ever 100% certain, here is a list of test centers that did not cancel the the August SAT.

Main Line Suburbs

Great Valley HS, Malvern, PA
Plymouth Whitemarsh HS, Plymouth Meeting, PA

Bucks County

Central Bucks South, Warrington, PA
Central Bucks East, Doylestown, PA
Central Bucks West, Doylestown, PA


Wilson HS, West Lawn, PA
Reading Sr HS, Reading, PA
Wyomissing Area HS, Wyomissing, PA

It’s not too late

Most regular decision deadlines are January 1st, but even most early decision deadlines are as late as November 1st. This means there are still 1-3 more opportunities to take the SAT and ACT for most students.

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