By David Burch –
Taking the SAT is one of the biggest steps in applying to college.
Many high school kids from around the county are taking the standardized test Saturday at Penn Manor High School. Doors open at 7:00 AM.
“The earlier you get here, the earlier you take the test, the earlier you can leave,” says James Yearsley, a guidance counselor at Penn Manor.
Also, no food is allowed in the testing rooms.
People who are taking the test can park on the top tier of the parking deck or just about any open space.
You must have photo ID to take the test and an admission ticket from the college board.
Yearsley advises that everyone bring two #2 pencils, a calculator that you are familiar with and a snack if you want to eat outside the room.
Absolutely no cell phones are allowed and if a student’s cell phone rings, that student will be dismissed and the score will be canceled.
Yearsley also says that it usually takes roughly four hours to complete the test.
Good luck to all who are taking the test this Saturday!