The SAT is an all around exam created by College Board that is used by universities and colleges to see where you are academically in regards to other students. This is only one of many factors that an admission team takes into account.
The test is $54.50 ($43 without Essay). But many students qualify for waivers.
If you fall under one of these situations, you qualify for a waiver:
If you’re registering online, enter the following information: