SAT I and SAT Subject Tests


SAT®: General/Subject Tests for Undergraduate Study

What is the SAT?

The SAT is designed to measure a secondary school student's reasoning skills. It is a requirement for applicants to some, but not all, U.S. universities as well as some international universities. The SAT is made up of multiple-choice questions that measure mathematical and verbal reasoning abilities, as well as an essay section evaluating critical writing skills.

What are the SAT Subject Tests?

The SAT Subject tests are designed to measure a secondary school student's knowledge of specific academic areas. It is a requirement for applicants to some, but not all, U.S. and international universities.

Where can I find more detailed information on the SAT?

AMIDEAST offices can provide more details.  If you are not in a country where AMIDEAST has an office, we suggest visiting the SAT Web site ( as well as the section on Testing in AMIDEAST's Education USA pages.

Where and when can I take the SAT?

SAT test is administered at the American School of Palestine six (6) times a year, the 2015-16 test dates are:



How do I register?

In order to register you have to have a College Board account, you can create one through ( After creating the account you can register for the SAT test.  

AMIDEAST only handles paper SAT registration through its Ramallah Office, an account with the same contact details supplied in the SAT Registration form have to match the details found on your College Board account in order for successful processing of your form.

Photo Requirement for Registration:

You must submit a photo with your registration for SAT exams, the required photo size should be 2.5 x 3 inches, and the photo must:

  • Be properly focused.
  • Be correctly exposed.
  • Be taken in full-face view directly facing the camera.
  • Not show an outdated “look”.
  • Not show other people other than you in the photo.


Registration Fees


The SAT Registration Deadline:

How do I know I have successfully registered for the SAT?

You will receive an Admission ticket after your form has been processed three weeks before test Date, if you do not receive an Admission Ticket contact College Board immediately, as any issues that need to be resolved may take time. You will not be admitted into the test center if you do not present an Admission Ticket with information matching the test day roster and you’re ID.

How do I prepare for the SAT?

It is important for you to be familiar with the kinds of questions asked on the SAT. There are several ways to prepare.

  • Visit the SAT web site ( for sample questions and tips
  • Purchase SAT preparation materials from AMIDEAST
  • Take a test preparation class at AMIDEAST, which is offered only for SAT General.

What do I do on the day of the test?

Arrive at the test site 30 minutes before the assigned test time. Check-in procedures take time. If you arrive late, you may not be admitted to the test, and you will forfeit your test fees.

  • Bring a valid photo ID, as described in the SAT registration bulletin.
  • Bring your test Admission Ticket which you will find in your account at (   .

What about my scores?

Your official scores will be mailed to the address you provided on your registration form. It takes up to 4 – 6 weeks for the scores to arrive. Please allow time for them to arrive by international mail.

You can view your scores online through your College Board account 2 - 3 weeks after test day.

If you need score reports to be sent to additional institutions, please complete the form in the SAT registration bulletin and return it with payment to the College Board. If paying by credit card, you may also contact the College Board on-line or by telephone as detailed on their Web site.

How do I obtain SAT Tawjihi Equivalency?


For more information visit any of our AMIDEAST offices or contact the testing department on (00972 2 240 8023 ext. 102) or send an email to