The SAT is one of the most important tests you’ll ever take, but the good news is that anyone can learn to achieve success on this test! We’ve broken down the test patterns, catalogued all the word tricks test makers use to lure you to the incorrect answer, and put together a winning methodology that will have you scoring in the top percentiles!
Major Concepts - tested on each section of the test
Key words - to look out for that change the meaning of a problem
Lure answers - how SAT uses word psychology to get you to pick the wrong answer
Backup Strategies - to implement when you don’t immediately know the answer
|Section||No.Of Questions||Minutes Per Section||Content|
|Critical Reading||52 Total, Including: 19 Sentence completions 48 Passage-based reading questions||1 section – 65 Mins. Total||Reading comprehension, Contextual vocabulary and Chart analysis|
|Math (No Calculator)||20 Total, Including: 15 Multiple-choice questions 5 Student-generated responses||25 Mins. Total||Reading comprehension, Contextual vocabulary and Chart analysis|
|Math (Calculator Permitted)||38 Total, Including: 30 Multiple-choice questions 8 Student-generated responses||55 Mins. Total||Arithmetic, Algebra I and II, Functions, Planar and Coordinate geometry, and Statistics|
|Writing & Language||44 Total Contextual Paragraph-based Grammar and Construction||35 Mins. Total||Paragraph composition, Grammar and usage|
|Essay Question||1 Topical Persuasive Essay Prompt||50 Mins. Total||Ability to write persuasive essay using logic. Proper structural form, Impeccable grammar and Diverse vocabulary|
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