Scholastic Assessment test, popularly known as SAT is the exam taken by all the high school students who plan to study in colleges and universities in the United States. SAT exam is conducted many times a year and students residing in the U.S or other countries can register online and take the test. SAT exam is owned by the College Board and students who wish to take the SAT should register on the College Board official website and pay for the exam. SAT exam scores are preferred by many colleges and universities throughout the United States as it reflects the academic knowledge of the student. SAT examines students in various sections and it prepares them to take up college level academics.
SAT exam paper tests students in 3 important sections and they are Critical Reading, Mathematics and Writing. The performance on these sections depends on the student’s logical skills and time management skills. Students are allowed to use calculators for the exam and if the students have graphing calculators, then they will be able to answer some questions more quickly. It is recommended for the students not to guess the answers for questions which they have no idea about, as there is negative penalty for the wrong answers. This implies that with one single wrong answer, the already existing score is reduced. So students can mark the answer only when they are sure about it. If the students have good understanding of the concepts learnt up until till high school, then they can get good scores.