Access to Scholarships
Your SAT and PSAT scores open doors to over $300 million in college scholarships. Additionally, the College Board Opportunity Scholarships program provides a simple path to college with the chance to earn scholarships for each step you take. Half of the scholarships—more than $2 million each year—are set aside for students whose families earn less than $60,000 per year. Sign up for the College Board Opportunity Scholarships and start earning scholarship opportunities from $500 to $40,000.
Students in the class of 2022 are now eligible to start the program.
Free SAT Prep
Official SAT Practice on Khan Academy® is free for all students and the best way to prepare for the SAT. With your free, personalized SAT study plan on Khan Academy, there's no need to pay for test prep.
The PSAT/NMSQT Advantage
Students who took the PSAT/NMSQT historically scored higher on the SAT than those who didn't. Link your College Board and Khan Academy accounts for a personalized study plan based on your PSAT/NMSQT scores.
The Top 6 Reasons to Choose the SAT Over the ACT.
Gives you more time to think.
That's 43% more time per question than you have on the ACT to think about your answers and feel confident.
Clears your path to college admission.
The SAT is the most popular college entrance exam and connects you directly to scholarships, fee waivers, and free college planning tools.
No penalty for guessing.
You no longer lose points for wrong answers. To earn your best score, don't leave any questions blank.
Focuses on fewer things.
While both test what you're learning in class, the SAT includes more of what you need for college.
Tests only the math that matters.
More basic algebra, less geometry and trig, with all the formulas you'll need.
No separate science section.
But there are some logic and science questions throughout.