The SAT is an entrance exam used by most colleges and universities to make admissions decisions in USA. The purpose of the SAT is to measure a high school student’s readiness for college, and provide colleges with one common data point that can be used to compare all applicants. The SAT is a multiple-choice, pencil-and-paper test created and administered by the College Board.
The following chart breaks down the format of the test :
|Order||Section||Time in Minutes||# of Questions||Time per question|
|2||Writing and Language||35||44||48 seconds|
|3||Math No Calculator||25||20||75 seconds|
|4||Math Calculator||55||38||77 seconds|
|Total:||3 hours, 50 minutes (3 hours without essay)||154 (+1 essay prompt)|
SAT Subject Tests are college admission exams on specific subjects. These are the only national admission tests where you choose the tests that best showcase your strengths and interests.
- There are 20 SAT Subject Tests in five general subject areas:
- Spanish with Listening
- French with Listening
- Chinese with Listening
- German with Listening
- Modern Hebrew
- Japanese with Listening
- Korean with Listenin
- languages, mathematics and science.
- Each Subject Test is an hour long. They are all multiple-choice and scored on a 200–800 scale.
- Subject Tests test you on your knowledge of subjects on a high school level. The best way to prepare is to take the relevant courses and work hard in them.
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