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SAT: Scholastic Aptitude Test

SAT is a mandatory exam to get undergraduate admission into any college of USA. The SAT is developed and administered by the USA-based |College Entrance Examination Board|. This implies that College Board sets the questions, conducts the test, and sends each examinee the score report. High school juniors and seniors take the SAT exam. The test is a measure of the critical thinking skills of each student for the academic success in their under graduation program. SAT exam is conducted seven times a year.

• There are two SAT exams namely SAT I and SAT II.

is structured as a reasoning test that basically tests candidate|s verbal, mathematical and reasoning abilities.

SAT II is a subject test; to test the candidate|s knowledge of specific subject opted by the candidate. SAT exam is more of multiple choice questions based. Some schools or colleges expect students to clear more subject tests.

• Candidates may either take the SAT reasoning test or up to three SAT subject tests on the given test date. Candidates wishing to take the test may register online, by mail, or by telephone, at least three weeks before the test date. Many U.S. universities use tests such as the SAT as a way of assessing students coming from schools using different grade, class and division system. Nearly every college in USA accepts SAT score to admit students.

The official SAT Guide- The College Board, Princeton Review – Cracking the SAT, Kaplan SAT.


Test Fees: US $94.
Published date : 30 Aug 2009 05:56PM

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