In preparation for the new digital SAT, you must familiarize yourself with the Bluebook app *Available for download on the College Board website:
Bluebook™ makes several tools available to you while you’re testing:
Testing Timer:A timer will let you know how much time is remaining in each part of the test. (option to keep hidden) Calculator:You can drag it anywhere on the screen. Reference Sheet:A reference sheet with commonly used formulas will appear on all tests with math questions. Annotate:Use the annotate tool to highlight text from a question or leave yourself a note. Mark for Review:Use the bookmark icon to flag any question you want to come back to. Option Eliminator:Cross out answer choices you think are wrong. You can undo this if you change your mind. Question Menu:See which questions you skipped or marked for review, and navigate to any question in the section. Zoom:Use keyboard shortcuts on laptops or pinch and zoom on tablets to get a closer look at any part of the question.
Download and install the bluebook app.
Step2: Two Weeks Before Test Day
Take a full-length practice test in Bluebook.
Step3: Five Days Before Test Day
Complete exam setup in Bluebook and get your admission ticket.
Step4: On Test Day
Arrive on time (check your admission ticket).
Familiarize yourself with the Bluebook app. It’s the program you’ll be using
Use online resources to prepare. College Board provides a variety of online resources, such as practice tests, study guides, and tutorials. You can also find other online resources, such as test prep courses and tutoring.
Familiarize yourself with the test format and content. The new digital SAT has the same content as the paper-and-pencil version, so make sure you are familiar with the types of questions you will encounter. College Board provides detailed information about the test format and content on its website.