Update: First digital SAT administrations in the U.S. still planned to begin March 2024 (College Board corrects website error)

Today, the College Board corrected an error on its website and confirmed that the digital SAT timeline in the U.S. has not changed. The digital SAT will launch in the US in March 2024, as originally planned.

What happened?

Yesterday, we reported on a sudden change on the College Board website that indicated the digital SAT would be available to U.S. students starting in August, with a transitional period during which both paper and digital options would be available. The following schedule was posted to the test dates & deadlines page for U.S. students:

CB Website Dec 13

We all had a number of questions about what seemed to be a departure from previous College Board statements, which had reflected a March 2024 rollout in the U.S.

Today, the College Board updated its website to clarify that the digital registration deadlines referred to international students only:

CB Website Dec 14

What does this mean for test-takers?

We still recommend that students try to avoid the first couple administrations of the new digital SAT to allow the College Board and site administrators time to work out any hiccups that naturally happen when administering a new test. For more insights, check out our decision trees here.

Need more individualized advice?

The recommendations above are general suggestions. If you have specific questions, reach out to our experts here. We’re happy to help in any way we can.


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