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About SAT


About SAT




What is SAT?

SAT is a standardized test that measures students’ critical reading, math and writing skills. Colleges admission committees use the SAT score in tandem with the GPA to assess a student’s ability to do college level work. Almost every college in the United States has listed SAT as a mandatory requirement for admission.

College admissions are becoming more and more competitive every year.

To ace SAT a student requires extensive vocabulary prep and keen critical reading skills.  A student’s application to a Graduate school needs good SAT score among other requirements such as Statement of Purpose etc.,

What are SAT Subject Tests

SAT subject tests are one-hour tests that are used by Universities to assess the student’s ability in a specific field. Some universities may use these tests as a secondary factor to evaluate a student’s application. The university may even advice a certain course to a student based on the subject test.

There are 20 subject tests. Taking subject tests often boosts a student’s application. If the university requires the tests, then they are a mandatory part of the application. However, even if the university states that it prefers the SAT Subject Test score, the student is better advised to take the exam.

A student is allowed to take 3 SAT Subject Tests on the same date.

Who Conducts SAT

SAT is conducted by the College Entrance Examination Board. More information can be obtained from


As the competition for higher education stiffens in India, SAT gets a lot of press nowadays. Some students are scared of the prospect of taking the SAT and are even deterred from applying to universities due to You have to keep in mind that SAT is a manageable exam with limited areas of scope that it tests. The SAT is a mandatory requirement for almost all universities in the US and therefore, it must be taken by anyone who is considering going to US to study. The SAT Math is commensurate with the Math that an average Indian student would study in class 10. The Verbal aspect of SAT though vocabulary heavy, can be mastered with a adequate preparation of 2 – 3 months. Student from Class 10 – 12 are all capable of mastering and acing the SAT.

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