Since its inception SAT has seen many changes originally called the Scholastic Aptitude Test, it was later called the Scholastic Assessment Test, then the SAT I: Reasoning Test, then the SAT Reasoning Test, and now, simply the SAT. Its a standardized test mainly taken by students completing 12 years of education. The purpose of the test is to measure the college readiness of students. The College Board is responsible authority to design and develop the test. However, SAT is administered worldwide by Educational Testing Services (ETS) on behalf of College Board. The test is intended to measure college readiness. SAT measures a test takers ability on two counts: 1. What one has studied during 12 years of school of education and 2. whether he / she would be able to complete a college degree programme. SAT focuses on skills and not on note learning. Our educational couselors are ready to offer you details on the SAT requirementsthat will merit college admissions and scholarships.

SAT has two versions: 1. SAT and 2. SAT Subject Test. A candidate can take either test or both the test.

SAT Examination Sections

In the SAT test, you will need to answer questions from following ares:

SAT Reading Test

  • This test is about how you receive an information, what you think about it and how you use the information provided. All Reading Test questions are multiple choice and based on passages.
  • Some passages are paired with other passages.
  • Informational graphics, such as tables, graphs, and charts, accompany some passages—but no math is required.
  • Prior topic-specific knowledge is never tested.
  • The Reading Test is part of the Evidence-Based Reading and Writing section.

SAT Writing and Language Test

  • The SAT Writing and Language Test ask you to perform three things: 1. Read, 2. Find Mistakes and Weaknesses and 3. Fix the errors.
  • All questions are multiple choice and based on passages.
  • Some passages are accompanied by informational graphics, such as tables, graphs, and charts—but no math is required.
  • Prior topic knowledge is never tested.
  • The Writing and Language Test is part of the Evidence-Based Reading and Writing section.

SAT Math

  • The SAT Math Test covers a range of math practices, with an emphasis on problem solving, modeling, using tools strategically, and using algebraic structure.
  • Most math questions will be multiple choice, but some—called grid-ins—ask you to come up with the answer rather than select the answer.
  • The Math Test is divided into two portions: Math Test–Calculator and Math Test–No Calculator.
  • Some parts of the test include several questions about a single scenario.

The Math Test will focus in depth on the three areas of math that play the biggest role in a wide range of college majors and careers:

  • Heart of Algebra, which focuses on the mastery of linear equations and systems.
  • Problem Solving and Data Analysis, which is about being quantitatively literate.
  • Passport to Advanced Math, which features questions that require the manipulation of complex equations.

The Math Test also draws on Additional Topics in Math, including the geometry and trigonometry most relevant to college and career readiness.

SAT Essay

The SAT Essay asks you to use your reading, analysis, and writing skills.

  • It’s optional—but some schools will require it. Get College SAT Essay policies.
  • You have 50 minutes to complete your essay, 25 minutes more than the required essay on the old SAT.
  • You won’t be asked to agree or disagree with a position on a topic or to write about your personal experience.

SAT Score

The SAT Test is scored on a scaled score of 200 – 800. SAT Test date does not affect test score of candidate. A candidate P scoring 400 on a given test date will have same merit as another candidate Q scoring 400 on another test date. However, to distinguish between candidates scoring similar marks a percentile score is supplied. A 60 percentile means you did better than remaining 60% of the test takers.
You can take SAT test on any schedule date at your location. Colleges and Scholarship providers requires that your score should be sent by College Board to them. You can ask College Board to send SAT Score Report to related institutions.

SAT Test Dates in Ghana / SAT Test Locations in Ghana

SAT is administered about 3 times in a year. The US test dates may differ from SAT Test Dates in Ghana. The Educational Testing Services administers SAT Test across world including Ghana in Accra, Tema and Kumasi. Prospective SAT Takers who wish to register should use the form below this article to get in touch with us for more information concerning registration.  

SAT Registration Fees in Ghana

For a Ghana Test Taker SAT Registration Fees is about GH⊄700 (Ghana cedis). However, if you take SAT with Essay Test then Registration Fees is GH⊄750 (Ghana cedis).*

Prospective SAT Takers who wish to register should use the form below this article to get in touch with us for more information concerning registration.  

*All fees are converted from US dollars. Transaction charges and exchange rate may affect the fee.

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