SAT Test Prep

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What is the SAT?

The SAT exam is a standardized test required for college admission. The exam consists of three major sections: critical reading, mathematics and writing.

How much does it cost?

It costs $54.50 to take the basic SAT exam; extra fees apply for individual subject tests. A fee waiver is available for low-income students; SAT requires that you meet with your guidance counselor to see if you qualify.

Where can I take the SAT exam?

Within Boone and Callaway Counties, the nearest SAT test center is:

Hickman High School
1104 N. Providence Rd., Columbia, MO 65203
(573) 214–3011
Center Code: 26125

When will the SAT be offered?

Testing Date: Registration Deadline:
October 3, 2015 September 3, 2015
November 7, 2015* October 9, 2015
December 5, 2015** November 5, 2015
January 23, 2016 December 28, 2015
March 5, 2016*** February 5, 2016
May 7, 2016 April 8, 2016
June 4, 2016 May 5, 2016

*SAT Language with Listening Subject Tests are only offered on the November 7 test date.
**Hickman High School will be not be open for the December 5 test date.
***No subject tests are offered on the March 5 test date.

How can I prepare for the SAT exam?

  • Borrow a SAT study guide from the library.
  • Check out the SAT Question of the Day.
  • Review the sample SAT questions provided by CollegeBoard.
  • Take free online practice exams through LearningExpress Library. Please note that you will need your library card number to login. Your PIN is your birthdate (MMDDYYYY). If you have questions or encounter difficulties logging in, please call (573) 443-3161 or (800) 324-4806.

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