SAT stands for “Scholastic Assessment Test”
SAT ‘Scholastic Assessment Test’ is an entrance exam used by most colleges and universities. It is most popular in US and Canada for their undergraduate course and is also accepted by United Kingdom and Australia.
The SAT test structure
The SAT exam is a standardized test/exam that measures a student’s skills in three core areas: Reading, Math and Writing. It is Written-based examination and one should get 400-1600 points to be eligible to apply for colleges.
Total high school GPA, Letters of recommendations, Academic transcript and SAT total scores are the factors colleges consider for your admission there. The total test duration is 3 hours (optional 50 minutes) with 154 questions.
· Sentence Completion
· Tests understanding of passages from the US and world Literature, History/Social Studies, and Sciences (500-750 words)
· Problem-solving and data analysis
Writing and Language
· Tests ‘Expression of Ideas’ and ‘Standard English Conventions’ through passages related to Careers, History/Social Studies, Humanities and Science
· All questions from extended prose (400-450 words)
This section requires students to evaluate an argument through the analysis of evidence