SAT is distinguished college admission test that allow the student show colleges what he/she knows and how well the student can apply that knowledge. SAT is a 3 hour test that assesses the student skills
of verbal, mathematical which are required to to complete the academic college education successfully.
SAT test score plays an important factor along with other factors in getting admissions of undergraduate programs in United States of America.
Each section of SAT that is listening writing and reading will be scored on a 200- to 800-point scale, for a overall total of 2400. The student also get 2 sub-scores on the writing section: a multiple-choice score from 20 to 80, and an essay score from 2 to 12.
Structure of SAT Test
|Types of Questions||Assigned Time|
|Critical Reading||Passage-based readingSentence completion
|One 20 minute sectionTwo 25 minute sections|
|Math||Multiple choiceStude nt-produced responses||One 20 minute sectionTwo 25 minute sections|
|Writing||Essay ( Always First on SAT paper-25 min)Improving SentencesIdentifying sentence errors Improving Paragraphs||One 10 minute sectionTwo 25 minute sections|
Scoring & Academic Skills at Each Measure
|Critical Reading||Determining the Meaning of WordsUnderstanding Literary ElementsOrganization and IdeasReasoning and Inferencing
|Math||Number and OperationsAlgebra and FunctionsGeometry and Measurement
Data, Statistics & Probability
Connections between areas of mathematic
Representation: Graphs & Images
|Writing||Manage Word Choice Grammatical Relationships Between WordsManage Grammatical Structures Used to Modify or CompareManage Phrases and Clauses in a Sentence
Recognize Correctly Formed Sentences
Manage Order and Relationships of Sentences and Paragraphs
|200-800Additional 2 subscoresEssay 2-12
Multiple Choice 20-80