- September 15, 2021
- Posted by: Adeshola Gbadebo
- Category: Education
Having taken a step in writing, here are 10 (FAQs) about SAT.
10 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) On SAT
1. What is The Eligibility To Write?
Though there are no clear guidelines for exam eligibility, there are a few aspects you should be conscious of before applying to take exams.
- Age: To become eligible for the Test, students must be at least 18 years old. You may not have to be over 18 to take this exam.
- There are no exact academic requirements. If you are a high school student hoping to seek a degree after graduation, you can commence your preparation in your school years.
- Most preferably, an International Passport is required to sit for the Test.
2. How many times can I take the Test?
The College Board, which oversees this, has no limits on how many times a student can take the exam. However, at Catalyst Tutorial, our desire is for you to write it once and get into your desired choice of an overseas institution.
3. How Much Does It Cost To Write And Prepare?
The costs variation is highly due to different factors, but an estimated cost quotation compiled by Catalyst Tutorials can be sent to you upon request.
4. How Do I Register and Prepare?
Many students who aspire to write the Test are usually not well guided on how they can go about the registration and preparation for the exam. This is why Catalyst Tutorials came up with the “ABROAD WAKA” program. We would hold you by hand and walk you through the registration and preparation process. You don’t need to worry.
5. What Is The Difference Between SAT I And SAT II?
Now you know both exist and both are different, now let us find out their differences.
- SAT I is known as just the SAT, and the SAT II is referred to as the SAT Subject Tests. There are currently 20 different Subject Tests, and you can sign up for up to three per test date.
- The main difference seen in both exams is the purpose of the tests. The SAT I aims to evaluate participants’ overall knowledge, and SAT II is a method used to assess applicants’ topical understanding.
- There are 400-1600 possible scores in SAT I. This means that candidates must aim for a score between 200 and 800 points in each component. There will be no negative marking for wrong responses, and all questions will be in MCQ style with four options per question. On the other hand, in SAT II, there are multiple-choice questions with a penalty for incorrect answers on the SAT II, and the scoring range is 200-800.
6. What Are The subject taken in SAT I And SAT II?
The SAT I consists of Reading, Writing, Mathematics; on the other hand, SAT II comprises twenty different subjects. See the list of subjects.
7. Should I take SAT I or SAT II?
The choice of the type of Test is dependent on the college of choice. It’s important to research the examination criteria for each school you’re considering applying to and to plan accordingly.
8. What Can I Score To Pass?
The required score for you to pass is solely dependent on your university of choice. These universities judge the scores on a scale of 1600, and some factors are considered when setting these scores.
9. When Should I Start Preparing?
In general, we recommend beginning your preparation as early as possible. Ideally, 3 months before your Test should give you enough opportunity to try out different study methods and to become acquainted with the test topics.
10. Does Catalyst Tutorial Provide A Guide On How I Can Go About My Admission?
Yes, Catalyst Tutorials program tagged ABROAD WAKA, will provide applicants who sign up for the program with the necessary information that they will find very handy as they undergo the entire admission process.
For more information on how you can start or register, call us or send us a WhatsApp message on 08162726997 or 08120353382. You can also visit our office at 10 Owolabi Balogun St, Akoka, Lagos.