What is an SAT exam?

SAT is short for the Scholastic Aptitude Exam. The SAT exam is the most widely used standardized test that is used as an entrance exam for enrollment at universities in the United States of America as well as at the best universities around the world. Each student, either an American or a foreigner, who wants to study in the United States or at any better university in the world, has to pass the SAT exam.

Reading
  • 52 multiple–choice questions
  • 65 minutes
  • Passages or pairs of passages (literature, historical documents, social sciences, and natural sciences)
Writing & Language
  • 44 multiple–choice questions
  • 35 minutes
  • Grammar, vocabulary in context, and editing skills
Math
  • 58 multiple–choice questions (broken up into a 20-question No-Calculator section and a 38-question Calculator-allowed section)
  • 80 minutes (25 minutes for the No-Calculator section; 55 minutes for the Calculator-allowed section)
  • Algebra I and II, geometry, and some trigonometry
Essay (Optional*)
  • 1 essay
  • 50 minutes
  • Read a passage and explain how the author builds a persuasive argument
  • Some schools require it!

How many parts does the SAT consist of?

The SAT exam consists of two parts: English and Mathematics with a special emphasis on vocabulary and understanding.

How many types of SAT exams exist?

SAT Reasoning assesses your ability to think critically and skillfully solve problems from 3 areas in 10 units. These three parts are reading, writing and math. SAT Reasoning lasts for 3 hours and 45 minutes. SAT Subject assesses your knowledge of a specific area you choose for example math, chemistry, a foreign language, history, art, etc. SAT Subject varies in duration depending on the subject being submitted. Both exams are paper-based.

How long is my SAT score valid?

Unlike other exams whose results are valid for less than six months, SAT results have no expiration date! You can also take the SAT exam multiple times and combine the highest SAT scores and use SAT superscore.

What is the SAT exam for?

You can use the SAT if you want to study abroad or in the United States of America.

When can I take the SAT exam?

SAT exams are held 6 times a year. You can find all the details on their website

Why take our SAT exam prep course?

In order to pass the SAT exam, you need good English language skills. To achieve the highest score possible on an SAT exam, you need an extent knowledge and thorough preparation. Unlike Croatian students, Americans prepare for SAT exams throughout middle school (high school). Our SAT prep course will help you successfully complete your SAT exams and help build your SAT scores.

When are our SAT exam prep courses being held? 

Our SAT prep courses are held at our headquarters in Petrova 119, 10000 Zagreb on Saturdays at 8 am. To find out when our upcoming SAT prep course is please look at the bottom of this article or contact Michael (msoucie@cas.hr) and book an appointment that suits your needs.