SAT Exam - Eligibility

The College Board has not set specific eligibility criteria for the students applying for the SAT exam. Anyone after 12th standard can apply for the SAT exam as this exam allows you to get admission to your desired college in the US for graduation. After the 12th standard, there is no age limit to appear for the SAT exam. The College Board SAT exam tests the general skills of writing, reading, and mathematics of the student. Students who have good academic scores are more likely to get higher scores on the SAT exam.

SAT score required by Universities

SAT is a popular entrance exam for graduation-based study, mainly in countries like the US & Canada. Every university in the US & Canada requires a different score range.

  • USA Universities: US universities are considered the best universities for education and have charming facilities. Some top-notch universities with their score range are Princeton- 1505 to 1570, Harvard - 1470, Columbia - 1505, MIT - 1500 to 1570, Yale - English: 720 to 770 & Maths: 740 to 790, Stanford - 1505, etc.
  • Canada Universities: Canadian universities offer the best courses with scholarships to students who want to take admission to undergraduate courses. Scholarships depend on the scores obtained in the SAT exam. Here are a few first-class universities in Canada with an average score range: the University of British Columbia - above 1400, McGill University - exceeding 1460, University of Montreal - more than 1400, University of Toronto - over 1350, University of Ottawa - more significant than 1000.

Digital SAT for Disabled students

The College Board directs the SAT exam. The College Board gives indistinguishable opportunities to both disabled and non-disabled candidates to appear for the exam. The only difference between disabled and non-disabled candidates is that disabled candidates can benefit from additional facilities and attempt the exam comfortably. In contrast, non-disabled students do not get other facilities and must attempt the SAT exam under fixed terms and conditions.

Candidates with disabilities must inform the College Board beforehand about the improper functioning of their bodies. Candidate must list the following documentation to prove their disability to College Board’s Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) unit:

  • Valid certificate or documents of illness.
  • Applicants must submit the history of the illness, like when it started, the stage of illness, the doctor’s details, the one treating the disability, what kind of treatment is given to them, etc., plus the academic history.
  • Applicant must describe their disability by submitting updated test reports. Test reports serve as proof of student needs in the examination center.
  • Students should adequately describe the accommodations they need.

Here are some of the additional provisions provided by the College Board’s Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) unit for disabled test takers:

  1. Disabled students get extra time to complete their exams.
  2. Students are given supplementary breaks to eat or take medications if needed.
  3. Special large-printed exams or braille exams are provided for visually impaired students.
  4. The use of computers is available for writing essays if applicable.

Students with minor injuries are not considered under the disabled student category.

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