DEFINED: The SAT stands for "Scholastic Aptitude Test" and is mandatory for CAN:LETES to take during high school if they aspire to play at a competitive level across the border. Many athletes take the test up to 3 times, with their first early in their Junior year. The most important test that you are going to need to take is the "College Board SAT" exam.
SAT REASONING TEST: This Test is composed of 3 parts, and is commonly referred to as SAT 1.
Writing: Encompasses an essay you have to write in approximately 25 minutes. It also includes questions on word usage, grammar and word choice.
Reading: This section encompasses critical reading, sentence completion as well as reading comprehension.
Math: This portion of the test is usually the most difficult for athletes, it includes everything from statistics, algebra, geometry, probability, number operations, statistics and more. Typically the only type of math you won't find on here is Trigonometry.
This exam is not considered a test that you pass or fail. Each section you write is worth 800 points, meaning the entire exam has a total of 2400 points.For each section the minimum you can score is 200, therefore the lowest a person can actually score on the SAT's is a 600.
*The majority of colleges that actually disregard the Writing section, therefore making the significant parts of the exam to be scored out of 1600.However, this doesn't mean that this method will stick around forever. In any case, It is strongly recommended that a prospect complete all sections to the best of your ability.
SCORING IMPORTANCE: Many believe just completing the test is enough, which is false. It is extremely important for you to score well on the SAT because it has a huge impact in where you can attend school and will also say a lot in terms of how ready you are mentally to live the life of a STUDENT-ATHLETE. Technically, the SAT doesn't prove how smart a person is, only how good a person is at completing a standardized test. However, it has been adopted over the years and is the one global way to get accepted into college/university and since various schools have different scales of grading, the SAT exam is a way that students from all over the world, can be compared to one another for entry into USA colleges.
CHEATING: The SAT's were specifically designed so that there can be no cheating. The tests are offered on the same days throughout the year, with new questions formulated into each test annually. Also, the structure of the test in order are not always the same, making it extremely difficult to communicate answers between one another. Still, students try to find ways to cheat on the exams, attempting to bring cheat sheets, texting answers or otherwise. As a prospective athlete or any dignified citizen, being caught cheating on the test is certainly not worth the risk. Prepare yourself the right way for college, by earning your marks!!
FEES: The cost of the SAT is $45. However, there are additional costs associated with tutoring,pre-tests and study books that are available for those who want to do their best. Ask our representatives how we can help you get connected with the best "SAT Prep" Tutors. There is no real way to know exactly what is going to be on the test, but you want to put yourself in a position where you kee your mind fresh and are prepared for anything.
REGISTRATION: In most cases prospects take their SAT the first time in the Spring of their Junior year, and then during the fall of their Senior year, and there are no limits to how many times you can take them. There are multiple ways to register for the test. You can call this number 1-609-771-7600 or go to http://www.collegeboard.org/
If you've missed the deadline, you may still be able to write the exam as a standby. The test centre may offer standby testing if they have space for it. In order to register for standby testing, students should arrive at the test location by at least 7:45am on the test date. For more information,