College Board: Delivering Opportunity and the Redesigned SAT
rSAT Home 2: Changes to the SAT
Connecting Students to Scholarships
Students taking the PSAT/NMSQT now have increased access to nearly $180 million in combined annual awards for low-income and minority students.
Learn more about PSAT/NMSQT scholarship opportunities »
rSAT Home 2: Delivering Opportunity
The College Board: Delivering Opportunity
- 1 Increase access to higher education with college application fee waivers.
- 2 Provide high-quality test preparation for the world — free of charge.
- 3 Promote excellent classwork and support students who are behind.
rSAT Home 2: The Redesigned SAT
Change for a Reason: The Redesigned SAT
The redesigned SAT will focus on the knowledge and skills that current research shows are most essential for college and career readiness and success. The exam will reflect the best of classwork. Learn about the foundational research principles that are critical for student success: Empirical Foundations for College and Career Readiness (.pdf/2.16MB).
rSAT Home 2: 8 Key Shifts
Eight Key Changes
Find out how the exam is changing, and view sample questions.
- Relevant words in context
- Command of evidence
- Essay analyzing a source
- Focus on math that matters most
- Problems grounded in real-world contexts
- Analysis in science and in history/social studies
- Founding documents and great global conversation
- No penalty for wrong answers
rSAT Home 2: Leader React
Leaders describe the redesigned SAT's impact on students and teachers.
“This is a clear message that good hard work is going to pay off and achievement is going to pay off. This is one of the most significant developments that I have seen in the 40-plus years that I’ve been working in admissions in higher education.”
— William R. Fitzsimmons,
Dean of Admissions,
“It's really exciting that students will be asked to read real documents and offer evidence to support their perception. And the math will now focus on areas that will be helpful for admissions officers and students as they go through high school.”
— Pam Horne,
Associate Vice Provost
for Enrollment Management
and Dean of Admissions,
rSAT Home 2: What This Means for You
What This Means for You
Whether you’re a student, teacher, counselor, or enrollment director, we have the information you need to prepare for the redesigned SAT.
Students and Parents
Find out what’s on the test and how to get ready. Learn More about how the SAT redesign effects students and parents
See how we’re linking assessment to instruction, and help your students prepare to succeed. Learn More about how the SAT redesign effects K-12 Educators
Higher Education Professionals
Access resources to guide your institution’s operational implementation and communications. Learn More about how the SAT redesign effects Higher Education Professionals