SAT, also known as the Scholastic Assessment Test is the test owned by the College Board, and is taken by high school students who plan to study in colleges and universities after high school in the United States. SAT test scores are reliable and valid and it analyzes the student’s academic knowledge in various sections. Students can take the general SAT test which consists of 3 sections, Critical reading, Mathematics and Writing, or they can choose to take the SAT Subject tests which are standardized tests in individual subjects. There are about 20 subject tests given in Mathematics, Social Sciences, Physical Sciences, Foreign languages etc. Students can choose the subject of their choice and can take the test in it, however it is also recommended to confirm if any specific subjects are only preferred by the college or university’sadmission department.
To take the SAT exam, the simple and easy way is to register on the official website of the College Board by following simple instructions shown on the website. Once registered, students can select the test date from the list of dates given for the academic year and can also choose their test center according to their convenience and can pay the test fee online. The official test score report is sent to the student and the high school of the student in about 5 weeks after taking the test. If a student does not have the College Board online account, then the student will receive the paper score report through mail.