Implementation Archive

The first administration of the new SAT was in March 2016 and the class of 2017 was the first cohort to have primarily taken the new test. If you haven't had a chance to adapt all of your campus processes and technology to the changes, please use this archive of information produced to support colleges and universities.

Note: Because this is an archive, some of the information may be outdated. Please contact us at [email protected] if you have any questions.

Testing Options for the Classes of 2016, 2017, and 2018

A timeline depicts the transition from the current PSAT/NMSQT and SAT tests to the redesigned PSAT/NMSQT and SAT tests. A legend below shows that the first administration of the redesigned PSAT/NMSQT will be in October 2015. The first administration of the redesigned SAT will be in spring 2016. Class of 2016: In order to meet the majority of admission deadlines, most students will take the current SAT. Students considering rolling admissions or a gap year may take the redesigned SAT toward the end of their senior year. Class of 2017: Some students may take the current SAT in October, November, and December 2015, and in January 2016; most students will take the redesigned SAT in March of 2016. Some students may take both versions. Class of 2018 and beyond: All students in the class of 2018 and beyond will take the redesigned SAT.

Check the resources below for concordance tables, guides for implementing the new SAT, information about the redesigned SAT, and helpful webinars.