Studying for the SAT in Tempe, AZ

Whether you're just getting started on your SAT prep in Tempe or you're taking the test tomorrow, we've put together some tips to help raise your score. If you haven't registered for the SAT, you'll want to sign up at least one month in advance to avoid late fees. The SAT is offered seven times each year, on one Saturday in January, March, May, June, October, November, and December. It's wise to register early to avoid late-registration fees.

Once you're registered, check out average scores for schools you're applying to as well as whether or not the essay section is required. Many schools, like Arizona Christian University or Arizona State University require students to complete the 50-minute essay section.

It's not uncommon to take the SAT more than once. There is no restriction on how many times you can take the test, but you want to take the test in time for you to submit your best scores to the colleges of your choice. Once you're registered for your test date, you can use a variety of books, apps, or prep courses to get ready for the exam.

SAT prep courses are always available as an option to help you raise your score. If you can't find a local option in Tempe, know there are many online options with live instruction available.

UPCOMING SAT TEST DATES

August 24, 2019

October 5, 2019

November 2, 2019

December 7, 2019

March 14, 2020

May 2, 2020

June 6, 2020

Colleges near Tempe, Arizona

School Location School Type Undergrad Population Percent Admitted
Arizona Christian University Phoenix, AZ 4-year, Private not-for-profit 401 68%
Arizona State University , AZ 4-year, Public 54277 91%
Prescott College Prescott, AZ 4-year, Private not-for-profit 761 99%
Embry Riddle Aeronautical University-Prescott Prescott, AZ 4-year, Private not-for-profit 1627 82%
University of Arizona Tucson, AZ 4-year, Public 30346 75%
Northern Arizona University Flagstaff, AZ 4-year, Public 18300 65%
San Diego State University-Imperial Valley Campus Calexico, CA 4-year, Public 719 40%
University of Nevada-Las Vegas Las Vegas, NV 4-year, Public 22734 78%
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Socorro, NM 4-year, Public 1322 32%
San Diego Christian College El Cajon, CA 4-year, Private not-for-profit 471 48%
Southern Utah University Cedar City, UT 4-year, Public 7229 81%
San Diego State University San Diego, CA 4-year, Public 23960 36%
California State University-San Marcos San Marcos, CA 4-year, Public 8749 71%
University of Redlands Redlands, CA 4-year, Private not-for-profit 3032 67%
University of San Diego San Diego, CA 4-year, Private not-for-profit 5388 51%
New Mexico State University-Main Campus Las Cruces, NM 4-year, Public 14692 95%
University of California-San Diego La Jolla, CA 4-year, Public 23663 36%
Point Loma Nazarene University San Diego, CA 4-year, Private not-for-profit 2418 55%
University of California-Riverside Riverside, CA 4-year, Public 18242 84%
California State University-San Bernardino San Bernardino, CA 4-year, Public 14619 23%