College Board Announces Changes to SAT and AP Exams Due to Coronavirus
College Board is offering at-home AP exams in the spring and more SAT testing days in the fall.
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“Our commitment to students is to give them as many opportunities as we can to show their strengths to admissions officers, while relying on the guidance of public health officials,” Coleman added. “Throughout, we’ll continue to place a special focus on students benefitting from fee waivers and those requiring accommodations.”
Changes to the Advanced Placement Exams for 2019-2020
The College Board says it surveyed 18,000 AP students to see if they still wanted the opportunity to take AP exams this year. “Their answer: a resounding yes,” according to the College Board website.
- They will be open book/ open note, like many college-level exams.
- Tests will be 45 minutes for most subjects, with an additional 5 minutes for uploading.
- Students will be able to take exams on any device they have access to.
- Students will be able to type and upload responses or handwrite responses and upload a photo.
- Exams will be administered May 11-22.
- Each subject’s exam will be administered on the same day, at the same time, worldwide.
For more information about changes to SAT and AP exams for the 2019-2020 school year due to the coronavirus pandemic, visit collegeboard.org.