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The SAT is one of the requirements for bachelor’s level study at most U.S. universities and some outside the U.S. It measures the critical thinking skills that universities expect of incoming ...

The SAT is one of the requirements for bachelor’s level study at most U.S. universities and some outside the U.S. It measures the critical thinking skills that universities expect of incoming students.

Most universities and educational programs use the SAT as a measuring tool for awarding scholarships and merit aid to international students

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  • 1. About SATGo Places. Start with the SAT ®• The SAT® is a globally recognized entrance exam forstudents seeking admission to universities in the UnitedStates and around the world. The test is alsorecommended for admission to universities in Singapore,Hong Kong and other countries across the world. Foradmission to the 5 year Integrated Program inManagement at IIM, Indore, it is recommended thatstudents submit their SAT test score to strengthen theirprofile.• More than two million students take the SAT every year inover 170 countries. It is a test that most colleges in theUSA and many other countries use to get to know studentsbetter and, is a key parameter in the admissions process.
  • 2. Why SAT?The SAT is one of the requirements for bachelors level study at most U.S. universitiesand some outside the U.S. It measures the critical thinking skills that universitiesexpect of incoming students.• It helps in your application for scholarships and financial supportMost universities and educational programs use the SAT as a measuring tool forawarding scholarships and merit aid to international students.• It gives you another chanceThe SAT was created to help promote equality in university admission. The SAT is themost rigorously researched and designed test in the world, which ensures thatstudents from all backgrounds have an equal chance to succeed. Also, it helps tostrengthen your candidacy by offering you an opportunity to shore-up your grades inschool.• It helps you with short listing universitiesThe SAT scores are used as a benchmark in short listing colleges for admission tobachelors degree program in USA and few other countries. It helps to strengthenyour candidature, explore university options and more.• When to take the SATIn India, most students take the SAT during the summer of their grade 11 of highersecondary. Many students choose to take the SAT a second time in the fall / autumnof their grade 12 after becoming familiar with the test-day experience.
  • 3. SAT Test StructureCritical Reading 3 scored sections67 multiple choice sections70 minutes durationSentence completion and passage based readingWriting 3 scored sections49 multiple choice questions and 1 essay60 minutes durationUse of English, including syntax, sentencestructure, grammarMathematics 3 scored sections44 multiple choice and 10 grid-in questions.70 minutes durationArithmetic, Geometry and Higher Algebra
  • 4. SAT Subject Test• SAT Subject Tests measure students knowledge and skillsin particular subject areas, and their ability to apply thatknowledge.• The SAT Subject Tests give students an additionalopportunity to distinguish themselves and showcase theirskills in a particular subject area.• It is a required test for admission to highly selectiveuniversities in USA.• Each year, nearly 500,000 students take SAT Subject Teststo demonstrate their mastery of particular subjects.• There are 20 SAT subject tests in five general subject areas– mathematics, science, english, history and foreignlanguages.• Each test is of one hour duration and the scaled scoreranges between 200 to 800.
  • 5. SAT Quick Facts• Why take it ?Most colleges in USA and many universities across the globerequire the test for admissions and uses it as a barometer forawarding scholarship.• How long is it?The full duration of the test is 3 hr 45 min.• Sections – Critical Reading, Writing and Mathematics• How is it scored ?Each section of the SAT has a scaled score ranging between200 – 800 points.• When can you take the test ?The test is normally available in India 6 times a year – inJanuary, May, June, October, November and December. Thetest will usually be held on the first Saturday of the month.• How to register ?Registration for the test is online at www.collegeboard.com
  • 6. Why SmartPrep for SAT?
  • 7. SmartPrep Study Material• The Official SAT Study Guide, Ed. 2• Vocabulary Flashcards• Mathematics Concept Book• Reading Concept Book• Writing Concept Book• Essay Guide Book
  • 8. Comparison with other test prep institutesParameter SmartPrepManyaTPRJamboree CL IMSTeacher Interaction -Hours69 32 48 54 28Total numberof teaching sessions43 16 16 20 14Max. Batch Size15 Unltd UnltdUnltdUnltdProctored Tests 5 4 ? 5 NilUnproctored Tests 20 7 ? Nil 10Full Time Faculty Yes No No No NoDelivery Guarantee Yes Yes No No NoUniversity Shortlist Yes No Yes No NoBoot Camps Yes No No No No
  • 9. 5 Reasons why to join SmartPrep?
  • 10. On your Mark, SmartPrep, GO!www.smartprepindia.com/sat