What is SAT ?
SAT stands for the Scholastic Aptitude Test. It is a paper-based standardized test written to gain admission into undergraduate programs in universities and colleges. It assesses a student’s readiness for college. A large number of Universities use the SAT to make admission decisions.
Why Is SAT Important?
A large number of Universities use SAT to make admission decisions. A high score on SAT exams gives you a higher chance of getting accepted into the university of your choice it also allows you to obtain scholarships and discounts in the USA and Canada.
How Does SAT
SAT tests your reading, writing and mathematics knowledge, with a total score of 1600. SATs are taken about 6-7 times a year in Nigeria. Usually registered 8 – 10 weeks before the date of the intended exam. SAT has 3 sections
- Writing and Language: This is made up of one section with 44 multiple-choice questions and a time limit of 35 minutes, the following skills are being evaluated during the test; Increasing clarity of argument, Improving word choice, Improving analysis of topics in social studies and science, Changing a sentence or word structure to increase organizational quality and impact of writing and Fixing or Improving sentence structure, word usage, and punctuation.
- Critical Reading: You are given passages to read and then 52 objective questions with multiple choice options are set from the passages read to be answered within 65minutes. The passages are drawn from three major fields: history, social studies and science.
- The Math Test – No Calculator section has 20 questions (15 multiple choice and 5 grid-in) and lasts 25 minutes.
- The Math Test – Calculator section has 38 questions (30 multiple choice and 8 grid-in) and lasts 55 minutes.
Which Country Accepts SAT ?
SAT is accepted by Universities in the USA and Canada for admissions, scholarships and discounts.
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Frequently Asked Questions
SAT is offered about six (6) times yearly; between March, May, June, August, October, and November.
Over 114 universities and colleges offering undergraduate programs accept SAT including but not limited to the USA, India, Singapore, Malaysia, Canada and Australia.
SAT centres are located across Nigeria and can be written multiple times depending on the availability of the centres.
None can be registered immediately to retake but, the date for testing would be dependent on the availability of the center and the deadline of fresh registration.
The deadline for SAT registration is a month before the day of the test.
Yes, there is a fee for the tutorial, and classes are made flexible to suit the student. Dates are given to the student to pick and decide what works for them. The classes are held on an hourly base, and billing is done hourly too.
SAT is paper-based and the result cannot be viewed immediately after the test is submitted taken. The results take between three-four (3-4) before they are made available.
Yes, at an extra fee.
- Passport photograph is an important item needed for the registration.
- Data page of the International Passport is needed at the point of registration for verification of the Client details.
- Filled out Registration form.
Your valid ORIGINAL International Passport and admissions ticket (generated after payment) is required and should be taken by the test candidate to the test venue on the day of the test.
Yes, there are materials that are made available to the applicant, both online and offline at a cost. The material made available for SAT is “SAT Official Guide” from College Board with past questions and test taking strategy.
Yes, it is important because the tutorial shows/teaches you the technicalities involved in answering the questions given, knowing the best way to answer and respond to questions asked.