About the SAT

The SAT is one of the standardized tests the colleges use to help determine an applicant's admission. In addition to submission requirements such as teacher recommendations, grade point average, and class rank, the SAT is used to predict how well a student will perform in college. The test measures critical thinking skills in mathematics and evidence-based reading and  writing—elements that are considered essential for success at colleges and universities. The test takes 3 hours to complete and includes two scored sections:

    • Evidence-Based Reading and Writing: 52 multiple-choice reading comprehension and data analysis questions and 44 multiple-choice grammar and data analysis questions.
    • Mathematics: 45 multiple-choice and 13 student-produced response questions covering arithmetic, statistics, Algebra I and II, trigonometry, geometry, and data analysis.

Each of these sections is scored on a scale of 200 to 800, so your total score will range between 400 and 1600. There are multiple sub-scores available as well, including a STEM score and college readiness indicator. 

 

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