SAT is an abbreviation of Scholastic Assessment Test. SAT tests are conducted many times a year for students to gain admissions in colleges and universities in the United States. The majority of students who take this test are high school sophomores, juniors and seniors. Students can take SAT Reasoning test which includes the test paper consisting of reading, math and writing sections. Theother type of test which is taken by the students is called the SAT Subject tests, which are tests in various individual subjects such as Physical Sciences, Mathematics, Social Sciences, and History etc. Students can take the tests in Foreign languagesalso such as in Japanese, French, and Spanish etc. These subject tests allow students to present their knowledge and skills specifically in a particular subject.
SAT subject test scores are widely accepted in colleges and universities in the United States. Sometimes, colleges prefer students to take the test in few selected subjects as it helps them decide the ability of the student to take up the college level courses. These subject tests give the students an opportunity to showcase their subject skills which makes it easier for them to be accepted into specific programs of study in a college or a university. To take the subject tests, the fastest and the easiest method is to register online on the official website of the College Board. Students can select the test date from the given set of dates for the academic year and can choose the test center according to their convenience.