The essentials: Register for the SAT

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Teenagers soon will be sharpening their No. 2 pencils and buying almost indecently thick prep books for the SAT. Have questions on how to register? The Xtreme Teen Board and Greenbrier High School graduation coach Terri Duncan have you covered.


It's easy. go to The Web site also offers tips on how to prepare for the test.


If you are younger than 13, want to pay with a check or money order, are registering for the first time for Sunday testing, or just really enjoy the U.S. Postal Service, you may register by mail. In order to do so, you will need the SAT Registration Booklet, available from your school's guidance counselor.


Make sure to register by the deadline or late fees may apply.

2008-2009 SAT test dates and deadlines:

Oct. 4 test, register by Sept. 9

Nov. 1 test, register by Sept. 26

Dec. 6 test, register by Nov. 5

Jan. 24 test, register by Dec. 26

March 14 test, register by Feb. 10

May 2 test, register by March 31

June 6 test, register by May 5

If you run into any problems, just ask your guidance counselor or teacher for help.

Michael Ryan is a junior at Greenbrier High School

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