Students, higher SAT scores can earn you merit-based scholarships providing you more money for college.

Juniors: Take the test in the Spring. Practice and preparation can improve your scores.
Seniors: Historically, 2 out of 3 students improve their SAT scores the second time they take the test.

The results are in:

College Board Study
*On Khan Academy®

Twenty-two hours of personalized practice* was associated with an average 115-point increase.

Simple ways to get ready:

Create a College Board Account

You’ll need a College Board account to view your SAT scores when they’re ready. You can also search for colleges and build a college list. If you don’t have an account yet, create one.

Personalized Practice

Official SAT Practice on Khan Academy® is FREE. It includes thousands of practice questions with instant feedback, video lessons, and eight full-length practice tests. Sign up for your personalized practice plan.

Decide where to send your scores

You can send four free score reports to colleges, universities, and/or scholarship programs. Be ready with your list. The SAT is accepted by all U.S. colleges. Learn more about sending scores.

Earn College Board Opportunity Scholarships

The more effort you put in, the more opportunities you have to become eligible to earn a scholarship, up to $40,000. Find College Board Scholarships.