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I registered for the November SAT with the name Agnes K*****. When I apply to college, it'll be as Elisabeth E******. There's a long story behind this, but it can be summarized as "my grandfather disinherited my dad and his brother (the remains of his first marriage) for no apparent reason, my dad cut off relations and took his mother's maiden name, and I took advantage of the situation to exchange the first name I've always hated for my much less offensive middle name". Ignoring the logistics of this situation, which are daunting enough, how do I deal with the College Board? My GC claims that I can write the new name on the test form despite having registered as something else. Is that true? Will I be able to create a collegeboard.com account after the fact? What about sending scores to colleges? Would it be easier just to use the name on the registration form and somehow change it afterwards?
...Is there anything else I should know?
Thanks for your help, as always,
thisyearsgirl (who usually goes by "Anya" as a variation of the "other" name, but now doesn't even know what name to use to sign her post...)