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College Board has declared SAT administration dates for general SAT and the subject SATs. There’s an SAT date every month through June 2021, beginning August 2020. This includes a new administration on September 26, March 13, May 8 and June 5 and the previously scheduled tests on August 29, October 3, November 7 and December 5. Please  look at the collegeboard website to confirm SAT dates.

About the SAT Tests

The SAT is a worldwide known exam for students to get admission for various undergraduate programs in colleges and universities and especially the US. Based on student’s choice of a particular institution, one can choose whether to take SAT Subject Test with the SAT General Test.

SAT General Test: The test examines student’s skills like logical reasoning and higher-level analysis which are relevant and meaningful to college and other aspects of life. The score is accepted by more than 2000 colleges and universities all across the globe.

SAT Subject Test: The test examines student’s particular strength in subjects like Maths, Science, English, History, and languages. It is usually taken by students who plan to specialize in any of the specific subject while studying in university.

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How does SAT Online Prep Program work?

5 Steps towards a 1250+ SAT score:

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Solve a SAT diagnostic test & email it to contact@etutorworld.com for a free evaluation of  your SAT taking skills

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Evaluate and share your SAT taking skills and areas for improvement

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Talk to an eTutorWorld Test Prep Counselor about your requirements and daily/weekly schedule
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Create a customized SAT Prep Online  Program and schedule live online tutoring sessions for you

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Attend regular Live Online Tutoring Sessions priced from $18/hour. Solve  HW practice sheets sent by your tutor

Assess your SAT progress continually and realign your prep plan as required

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Review taught concepts with your recorded tutoring sessions and ask questions as required

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Apply taught concepts and tips to solve SAT Practice Tests sent by eTutorWorld

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How does SAT Online Prep Program work?

5 Steps towards a 1250+ SAT score:

STEP 1

Student

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Solve a FREE SAT diagnostic test from eTutorWorld and email it to contact@etutorworld.com

Tutor

Evaluate and share with you, your SAT taking skills and areas for improvement

STEP 2

Student

Talk to an eTutorWorld Test Prep Counselor about your SAT date, requirements and daily/weekly schedule

Ph: +1 269 763 4602

Tutor

Create a customized SAT Prep Online  Program and schedule live online tutoring sessions for you

STEP 3

Student

Attend regular Live Online Tutoring Sessions priced from $18/hour. Solve  HW practice sheets sent by your tutor

Tutor

Assess your SAT progress continually and realign your prep plan as required

STEP 4

Student

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Review taught concepts with your recorded tutoring sessions and ask questions as required

Tutor

Transform you into a MASTER of taught concepts and provide SAT Test Taking Tips And Tricks

STEP 5

Student

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Apply taught concepts and tips to solve SAT Practice Tests sent by eTutorWorld

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Expert test prep tutors provide a thorough training to their students & familiarize them with the SAT content and format.

Regular online tutoring sessions help students acquire skills and gain confidence to score brilliantly on the actual SAT.

Students are asked to solve sample worksheets and SAT practice tests to evaluate their progress and improve scores.

All tutoring sessions are inculcated based on students’ needs, strengths and weaknesses which the tutors observe and keep track of.

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The SAT Format

Evidence-Based Reading and Writing

Sections

  • 65 minutes Reading section
  • 35 minutes Writing & Language

Questions

  • 52 Questions (Reading)
  • 44 Questions (Writing & Language)

Score Range

200 – 800

Math

Sections

  • 25 minutes, No calculator section
  • 55 minutes, Calculator section

Questions

  • 20 Questions, no calculator
  • 38 Questions, calculator

Score Range

200 – 800

Essay (Optional)

Sections

  • 50 minutes (25 minutes more than the earlier SAT)

Questions

  •  One passage with a prompt  based on it

Score Range

200 – 800

Components/Sections of the General SAT

1. Evidence Based Reading and Writing (EBRW)

  • The questions focus on research skills, comprehension and interpretation of deeper contexts that ensures student’s readiness to survive in college.
  • It lays more emphasis on vocabulary that is not isolated but is contextual. The questions also judge student’s word choice with the emphasis on underlying tones and meanings in it.

2. Essay (Optional)

  • It comes at the end of the English section. It depends on a college whether they require the SAT essay score for admission
  • Time: 50 minutes
  • The prompts analyse a student’s reading and writing skills as the write-up has to be produced after analysing the source information provided in the question.

3. Math

  • Total of 58 multiple–choice questions of which 12-13 are student-produced response questions in the form of grid-ins.
  • 80 minutes for both the Calculator section and No Calculator section
  • Questions are based on high school math – Algebra I and II, Data Analysis, geometry, and some trigonometry
  • Several questions on the test may be based on a single scenario.
  • Questions will assess a student’s math concepts, ability to apply these concepts to the real world & proficiency in using math tools like the calculator.

SAT Scores

The total scale of the score ranges from 400-1600 (without essay). It is calculated on the score reported in different sections.

  • Evidence Based Reading & Writing:  200-800
  • Math:  200-800
  • Essay: 200-800 (if opted is recorded separately)

Major Key areas to focus on for the SAT:

  • Demonstration of Analytical skills
  • Work on stylistic, persuasive or argumentative elements
  • Logical reasoning to develop ideas
  • Read only non-fictional  and challenging texts

Best time to take the SAT:

By October or November to take early admission in the month of January.

Taking exams like PSAT and ACT help students to prepare themselves for the SAT as the format of the SAT is similar to the format of PSAT and ACT. Going through these exams will give the students, the much needed confidence to test their skills before they appear for their final SAT exam.

SAT Frequently Asked Questions

Why should I take the SAT?

The SAT is a worldwide known exam among students to get admission for various undergraduate programs in colleges and universities especially in the US.Getting into a reputed college can set your career on the fast track, and the SAT exam stands pivotal to determining which college or university you go to.

What are the sections in the SAT?

The exam focuses on the student’s knowledge of reading, writing, and math which they have been already studying in their high school years.

Current SAT Structure

Evidence-Based Reading

Sections
65 minutes Reading section
35 minutes Writing & Language section

Questions
52 Questions (Reading)
44 Questions (Writing & Language)

Score Range
200 – 800

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Math

Sections
25 minutes, No calculator section
55 minutes, Calculator section

Questions
20 Questions, no calculator
38 Questions, calculator

Score Range
200 – 800

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Essay (Optional)

Sections
50 minutes (25 minutes more than the earlier SAT)

Questions
One passage with a prompt based on it

Score Range
200 – 80

How many subjects are compulsory in the SAT exam?

If you are taking the SAT General , the subjects you need to be good at are English reading, writing, grammar, Algebra 2 and Geometry. Subject SATs of course require that you prepare well for the subject you taking the SAT 2 in.

What is the minimum number of subjects I can choose?

There is no minimum or maximum number of subjects to choose for the SAT. A student can choose to take either the general SAT or any of the subject SATs or both.

How is the SAT scored?

Your answer sheet is scanned by the college board system. The system considers the circles that you filled in and calculates your raw score. Because there’s no penalty for incorrect answers, your raw score is the number of questions you’d answered correctly. Your raw score is converted to a scaled score of 200 to 800 points which you see on your score report. College board uses a process to adjust for slight differences in difficulty between various versions of the test taken on different days.

What are the type of questions on the SAT?

All questions on the SAT are multiple choice.

How can I get a 1200+ SAT score?

Preparing for the SAT is the only way to get a 1200+ SAT score. Taking SAT practice exams and studying rigorously on your own can help improve your SAT scores, but considering the benefits of an SAT tutor is pivotal. The strength, support and resources that a personal SAT coach or an SAT tutor provides, can lead to a 1200+ SAT score.

When should I start studying for the SAT?

Usually high school kids take about 2-3 months on an average to prepare for the SAT test. So the best time to start your SAT prep is during the summer-break. That is the time when children have some time off from high school activities, and can start their SAT practice from the comfort of their homes or public libraries.

Which SAT prep program is better – the self paced program, an online or offline?

There are thousands of ways youcan prep for the SAT…. from books to online courses to in-person tutors. A self paced SAT prep program is perfect for you if you are self-motivated and self introspect to make progress. Online SAT prep is a good fit for you if you can study with a live online SAT prep tutor. Whereas, aclass room or a face to face prep program can help you learn from your peers and remain alert for longer time periods.

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