With admissions rates on the decline, you can set yourself above and beyond the competition with a high SAT score. These practice tests are designed to help every student minimize their study time, while maximizing their test scores.
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How long is the SAT?
The SAT is 3 hours long. Including breaks, the exam takes 3 hours and 15 minutes to complete.
The new digital SAT is shorter at 2 hours and 14 minutes.
How many sections does the SAT have?
The paper-based SAT consists of three main sections: Reading, Writing & Language and Math (No Calculator & Calculator Sections).
The new digital SAT only has two sections - Reading & Writing and Math.
How is the SAT scored?
The SAT is scored on a scale of 400 to 1600. The total score is the sum of the two section scores: Evidence-Based Reading and Writing, and Math. Each of these two section scores has a possible range of 200–800.
What is the best way to study for the SAT?
You should familiarize yourself with the test format by taking practice tests. Want to boost your score? Sign up for SAT tutoring!
When can I take the SAT?
The SAT is administered in March, May, April, June, August, October, November, and December. Want to receive reminders? Download our US & UK Admissions Planner and use the Google Calendar integration to stay on top of admissions deadlines!
Is the ACT harder than the SAT?
It depends on your strengths, weaknesses, and time of year you are available to take the test. For a complete comparison, read our SAT vs. ACT eBook!
It’s important to note that the SAT and ACT generally cover the same topics, and colleges do not prefer one test over the other.
What is the best month to take the SAT?
If you are taking the SAT for the first time, the best time to take either of the tests is in June before your junior year. This gives you plenty of time during the summer to prepare for the test that you plan to take.
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