Guide Students on Their Path to University
Need resources for counseling international students? Interested in offering AP courses or becoming a test center? We can help new counselors, educators, or school heads build their school's College Board programs and assessments.
The SAT Suite of Assessments
Most four-year universities in the United States require students to take an admission test such as the SAT. The tests in the SAT Suite of Assessments—the SAT, PSAT/NMSQT®, PSAT 10, and PSAT 8/9—make it easier to help students navigate a path from high school through college and career.
The tests in the SAT Suite of Assessments measure the same skills and knowledge in ways that make sense for different grade levels. As students progress, the tests keep pace, matching the scope and difficulty of work being done in the classroom.
- Learn more about the benefits of the SAT Suite of Assessments.
- Find tools and information to prepare students for the SAT.
- Help your students register for the SAT or SAT Subject Tests.
Advanced Placement Program (AP)
The AP Program includes university level courses and exams where students can earn college credit or placement while still in secondary school. AP is recognized by most colleges and universities in the U.S. and in more than 60 countries worldwide. Institutions in the U.S. give credit and/or placement for qualifying AP Exam scores of a 3, 4 or 5. This may allow students to skip some first-year university courses. Policies vary by institution so make sure your students verify with the college before they apply.
- Learn more about the AP program.
- Find schools that offer authorized AP courses and exams.
- Search for universities in the U.S. that offer AP credit.
- Search for universities that recognize AP.
- Learn more about coordinating AP exams.
- Learn about the AP Scholar Awards your students may qualify for.
Participate in Our Programs
The first step in participating with any of the College Board's programs such as the SAT®, the AP Program, the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT®), and others is to establish a College Board school code.
A College Board School Code allows your secondary school to receive reports from the College Board and from other educational organizations, such as the Educational Testing Service (ETS) and the Common Application. It may also allow you to administer exams such as the SAT or offer the Advanced Placement Program at your school.
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