What's on the SAT:
Reading
  • 52 multiple–choice questions
  • 65 minutes
  • Passages or pairs of passages (literature, historical documents, social sciences, and natural sciences)
  • Learn more about the SAT Reading Test
Math
  • 58 multiple–choice questions and 1 set of “extended-thinking” grid-in questions )
  • 80 minutes
  • Algebra I and II, geometry, and some trigonometry
  • Learn more about the SAT Math test
Writing & Language
  • 44 multiple–choice questions
  • 35 minutes
  • Grammar, vocabulary in context, and editing skills
  • Learn more about the SAT Writing test
Essay (Optional*)
  • 1 essay
  • 50 minutes
  • Read a passage and explain how the author builds a persuasive argument

    *We recommend taking the SAT essay because some schools require it.
  
Total testing time: 3 hours + 50-minute optional essay
Score range is 400-1600 (SAT Essay: reported in 3 dimension, each 2-8)
                                                                            
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
                                                                                                                                 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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