About the SAT
A compulsory academic diagnostic test for students considering admission to a US university. Your score determines which colleges you can get into.
The SAT is an academic achievement test sponsored by the College Board® (a non-profit corporation) and is the most widely used test for university entrance exams in the United States.
The exam is held 6 times a year and can be taken repeatedly.
The SAT consists of 4 sections: (1) Reading Test, (2) Writing and Language, (3) Math (calculator allowed), and (4) Math (calculator not allowed). It will be evaluated out of a total of 1,600 points.
Also, some universities may require an Essay.
Subject and answer format
As mentioned above, the exam consists of the following 2 subjects and 4 sections.
Each subject has a maximum of 800 points and a minimum of 200 points, and the total is a maximum of 1,600 points and a minimum of 400 points.
Each subject is answered using a mark sheet, and the optional Essay is written on the answer sheet with a pencil.
There are 4 sections in all, and they progress as follows.
• Section 1 Reading Test (65 minutes)
• Section 2 Writing and Language Test (35 minutes)
• Section 3 Mathematics with No Calculator (25 minutes)
• Section 4 Mathematics with Calculator (55 minutes)
• Section 5 Essay (50 minutes)
• Reading Test Content
equivalent to conventional Critical Reading. A configuration that solves 52 questions in 65 minutes. All questions are multiple-choice questions and require reading and solving texts, tables, and graphs. There are 5 big questions in total, and each big question consists of 10 to 11 questions. One large question also includes a question consisting of two related short sentences. Each quiz contains literature, passages from American history, passages on economics and psychology, and two passages on science.
• Writing and Language Test
Equivalent to traditional Writing. 44 multiple-choice questions on grammar and interpretation are given in 35 minutes.
• Mathematics (No Calculator)
It consists of 20 questions to be solved in 25 minutes. Unlike before, calculators cannot be used in this section. There are 15 multiple-choice questions and 5 student-produced responses.
(Calculator) It consists of 38 problems solved in 55 minutes. As with traditional SAT Mathematics, you can use a calculator. There are 30 multiple-choice questions and 8 student-produced responses.
• Read an Essay
passage and analyze how the author persuades the reader.
The content of the passages will be questions from a wide range of fields, including politics, the environment, education, and racism.
|Scheduled Test Dates||SAT Reasoning Test||SAT Subject Tests|
|March 14, 2020||Yes||No|
|May 2, 2020||Yes||Yes|
|June 6, 2020||No||Yes|
|August 29, 2020||Yes||Yes|
|October 3, 2020||Yes||Yes|
|December 5, 2020||Yes||Yes|
|March 13, 2021||Yes||No|
|May 8, 2021||Yes||Yes|
|June 5, 2021||No||Yes|