What is SAT?
SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) is the test, which allows defining whether the entrant is ready for studying at the American university, and can be an addition to school grades.
The test can be of two types:
• Reasoning test – estimates the ability of thinking
• Subject test – estimates the knowledge of a certain subject. This type of examination is more popular at the American colleges and higher education institutions.
Who needs to pass SAT examination?
• It is passed by seniors and entrants with the purpose to confirm the level of preparation for entering the college or university.
• This test is also necessary for those, who are going to enter bachelors programs for training at higher education institutions of the USA.
According to the results of the examination the candidate receives the international certificate. The scores that one must get conform to the demands, made by a particular higher education institution.
Reasoning Test SAT
Consists of 3 sections:
• Essay writing
70 minutes are given for its fulfilling, 10 graduated questions and 44 questions of a multiple choice are included. This section includes problems,equations and questions on arithmetic, algebra and geometry. Options of answers to the problems aren’t provided, and options are applied to the second two tasks.
70 minutes are given for its fulfilling. This part contains 67 questions of a multiple choice. 48 from them are aimed at understanding of the material read, 19 questions are in the form of additions to statements.
25 minutes are given for this part. It is necessary to write the essay on the set subject.
Subject Test SAT
1 hour is provided for its fulfilling. This type of examination is intended for checking a certain subject. It consists of questions with options of answers.
The decision on what subject test to pass, the entrant usually makes, depending on the interests. But the situation, when the American HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTION requests the results of testing on certain subjects, which are related to a specialization, is possible.
System of scoring the test
• SAT General – 2400 scores
• SAT Subject – 800 scores
Features of passing the test
SAT Test is rather difficult. The high level of proficiency in language, knowledge of mathematics are necessary for its successful passing at the level of the school program, and it is also important to have a good preparation taking into account the format and features of tasks. With the help of the teachers of our examination and educational center you will gain the most necessary skills and strategy, which will help you to get high scores. Preparation includes tasks, similar to those that will be presented to you while passing the test.