About the Course
Today, the SAT is the benchmark standardized assessment of the critical reading, mathematical reasoning, and writing skills students have developed over time and that they need to be successful in college. Each year, more than two million students take the SAT. Nearly every college in America uses the test as a common and objective scale for evaluating a student’s college readiness.
Educators trust the SAT as a useful part of the college application process because the SAT is:
The most researched standardized admissions test
The standard in reliability and validity
An internationally recognized, accurate measure of college readiness and scholarship potential
Why should students take the SAT?
Students and parents often ask why it is important to take the SAT. Reasons include:
All colleges accept the SAT as an objective measurement of students’ college readiness.
Used with GPAs and high school transcripts, SAT scores allow colleges to fairly compare applicants.
Taking the SAT gives students access to scholarship opportunities.
Most colleges require an admission test like the SAT.
The SAT provides students with the most comprehensive performance feedback of any admission test.
NEW SAT FROM 2016
The SAT is changing once again. In hand with the shift to Common Core and the upheaval of the educational landscape, high-schoolers in spring 2016 will be looking at the new SAT Suite of Assessments. The new set of exams, including two redesigned PSAT exams and one redesigned SAT, is meant to provide each student with a comprehensive score and pathway to success as he/she navigates his/her way to higher education. It’s an innovative – yet bewildering – system intended to better assess the college readiness of high-schoolers nationwide.
SAT REVISED / GENERAL TEST PREPARATION