What is SAT?
It is a standardized test widely used for admission to universities in the United States of America and many universities around the world such as Turkish universities, and it is the abbreviation Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) "a test of proficiency", a measure of the critical thinking skills a student needs for academic success at the university, Where the quality of problem analysis and evaluation is assessed by the test applicants, and it measures the skills that students learned in school and who need them later in the university, the test first appeared in 1926 and changed its name several times, it was originally called the proficiency test, and later was called a test School evaluation, then the SAT logic test, then simply the SAT test, in March 2016, the SAT exam underwent a major restructuring, part of which involved the transformation from the 2400 point scale to the 1600 point scale, where the system consisting of 2,400 points is called the SAT OLD.
Who supervises the SAT test?
The SAT test is developed and developed by the College Board, a private, non-profit organization in the United States, founded in December 1899 as the College Entrance Examination Board, to increase access to higher education, which is It includes higher educational institutes and institutions that include more than 6,000 schools, colleges, universities and other educational organizations, where it develops and manages standardized tests and curricula used by educational institutions from pre-kindergarten to higher education, and the College Board is located in New York City, in the states United.
The goal of the SAT test?
The test aims to assess the readiness of students to enter the university, where the test was originally designed to not be in line with the high school curricula, but many adjustments were made to the test from the year 2016, where the test procedure aims to closely reflect what students learn in high school with New Common Core Standards for Education.
Many universities around the world require a SAT test certificate as a requirement for admission, which makes this test one of the keys to accessing higher education in American universities in addition to a number of Arab universities, especially in Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Jordan, and an increasing number of Turkish universities have begun to request SAT test as a prerequisite for university admission, such as technical universities of Ortadogo, Bogas Ege, Marmara, Istanbul, Haget Tibb, Istanbul Technical, Ghazi, Yildiz Technology, Bahçeşehir, and other prestigious universities
What types of SAT test?
The general test also known as SAT 1 in some countries, and it is the most common and measures the logical capabilities in mathematics, reading and writing, this is the main competitive test that allows entry to the university, there is not a lot of content to study for it except for knowledge in mathematics for the tenth or eleventh grade and grammar rules in English.
As for the SAT subject test, or SAT 2, it is a test for the content mainly, where the applicant needs some logical thinking skills applied for each subject covered by the test, the SAT 2 test is an additional test but some universities require that, and the test is based on allocating an hour to each subject and a limit Maximum 3 subjects per test day. Preparing for this test requires an advanced high school class and a great deal of practice to familiarize yourself with applying the knowledge to the test questions.
What are the sections and types of questions in the SAT test?
The test consists of four sections:
Reading: The section contains 52 questions and has a duration of 65 minutes, all questions are multiple choice, and is based on five reading para/graphs, each para/graph has 10-11 questions, reading sections in the SAT test includes three main areas: history, social studies and science. The test always includes: one syllable of American or world literature; One para/graph either from the United States founding document or a related text; One para/graph on economics, psychology, sociology or other social science; And two science clips.
Writing and language: Contains 44 multiple-choice questions and a duration of 35 minutes. As in the reading test, all questions are based on reading para/graphs, where the test applicant is asked to read the sections and suggest corrections or improvements to the underlined contents. The skills evaluated include what Follows: increasing the clarity of meanings; Improved word choice; Improve subject analysis in social studies and science; Change the structure of a sentence or words to increase their quality; Repair or improve sentence structure, use of words and punctuation marks
Mathematics Without a Calculator: Consists of 20 questions, 15 multiple choice and 5 void filling questions, takes 25 minutes.
Math Calculator): Contains 38 questions, 30 multiple selections and 8 void filling, takes 55 minutes.
In the third and fourth parts (mathematics) questions about linear equations, problem solving and data analysis, statistics, modeling and other topics.
The applicant can optionally write an essay as the fifth part of the test.
How long is the SAT test?
The total time for the SAT is three hours, 180 minutes distributed as follows: (65 minutes to read, 35 minutes to read and language, 25 minutes to mathematics without a calculator, 55 minutes to mathematics with a calculator), or three hours fifty minutes if the optional article section is submitted,
What are the signs of the SAT test?
Bikes are awarded in the SAT test as follows:
The signs for the first section (reading) are combined with the second section (writing and language) in signs ranging from 200 to 800.
The signs of the Department of Mathematics are divided into two sections (with and without calculator) in signs ranging from 200 to 800.
This brings the total score of the test scores to 40