The SAT exam (Scholarstic Aptitude Test) is a recognized university admission test in the USA which access what you know and how well you can apply that knowledge. SAT exam, tests your knowledge of reading, writing and mathematics subjects that are taught every day in secondary school classrooms. Most students take the SAT exam during their junior or senior year of secondary school, and a large number of universities use the SAT test scores to make admission decisions.
Taking the SAT test/exam is the first step in finding the right university for you as an aspiring undergraduate
The general SAT test/exam which is usually referred to SAT 1 does not test or access logic or abstract reasoning. It tests what you are learning in school: reading, writing and mathematics.
The critical reading section includes reading passages and sentence completions.
The writing section includes a short essay and multiple-choice questions on identifying errors and improving grammar usage.
The mathematics section includes questions on arithmetic operations, algebra, geometry, statistics and probability.
Subject Tests usually referred to as SAT II are an hour-long, content-based tests that allow you to showcase achievement in specific subject areas where you excel. These are the only international admission tests where you choose the tests that best showcase your achievements and interests as a prospective undergraduate.
Based on your performance on the test(s), you could potentially fulfill basic requirements or receive credit for introductory-level courses.
High scores in SAT test/exam may result in scholarship opportunities abroad.
The overall score for SAT I is 1600—- (Mathematics—800, Critical Reasoning and Writing—800)
SAT 2 is the subject test which is required by some specific schools, subjects includes major secondary school subjects.
SAT 1 and SAT 2 are arranged and administered in Nigeria about six(6) – seven times a year.
SAT test/exam registration is usually done about 8-10 weeks before the intended exam date.
Acceptable Document for Identification
SAT Test takers will need a valid international passport as an identifying document on the day of the exam.
The SAT test lasts for four hours, so candidates are advised to plan their test day properly
Eight weeks of proper preparation is recommended for the SAT examination.