SAT

  • Introduction

The SAT is a standardized entrance exam taken to assess students’ readiness for admissions in colleges and universities in the United States mainly. It is a 3-hour long multiple choice paper based test, developed and administered by the College Board.

  • How many years is the programme?

There is no specific time frame to prepare for SAT exams, usually students start writing the SAT from Grade 10 onwards.

  • What age groups and years is it for?

 The exam is usually taken by students around the age of 17 to 18

  • Which subjects are offered?

The SAT is assessed in 4 different areas:

  • Reading
  • Writing and Language
  • Mathematics
  • Essay (Optional)

The SAT also features an optional Essay component, which is mandatory at some colleges. Questions throughout the assessments focus on skills that matter most for college readiness and success.  

  • What is the grading system and how are the students assessed? 

Each section of the SAT is scored on a 200 to 800 point scale. The total SAT score is the sum of all section scores. The highest possible SAT score is 1600. If a student takes the Essay, they will receive a separate score.

Written examinations taken are the main form of assessment. Students will be graded out of 1600 and their SAT scores will determine the college or university they can apply to. Different colleges and universities have different SAT score requirements.

  • Key features and highlights of the curriculum 

The SAT Suite of Assessments helps students navigate their path through high school towards college and career. It also opens doors to multiple colleges based on their score.

It also helps build skills over time and connects students to scholarship opportunities and plan their career roadmap based on their interests.

  • How do we help students?  (as in how Uplift helps students)

Uplift academy offers result focused, online tuition by teachers who have the relevant experience and expertise in International and Indian curriculums. Private tutoring is the most effective way for students to learn.

Throughout these SAT courses online, teachers not only explain the concept but also provide an array of practice tests, conduct oral quizzes and provide guidance in solving past papers. During online tutoring, your child will have the instructor’s undivided attention, and can work at a pace that is appropriate for his or her needs.

With their extensive expertise and training, our teachers provide unique and personalized resources, assistance with extra tasks as well. We recognize that all learners do not learn the same way or have the same strengths, so we use pedagogy which is customised to the child’s strengths and learning style.
Uplift builds a strong SAT knowledge base for students to keep them excelling in future concepts and topics with ease with online sat prep courses.

  • Useful links to other websites and blogs

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SAT

https://collegereadiness.collegeboard.org/sat

https://www.khanacademy.org/test-prep/sat/full-length-sat-1

 

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