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What are SAT Subject Tests and should you take them?

SAT Subject Tests (formerly called SAT II’s) are hour-long assessments of subject mastery in core high school curricula – math, science, history, and language. They are often requested or required by admissions committees at highly selective American colleges and universities, though the policies around SAT Subject Tests have shifted significantly over the past five years. […]

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Tips for Writing the SAT Essay

You’re here, no doubt, so you can ace the SAT essay. Your mind is made up; you’ll do literally anything to earn that perfect score. You’ll denounce the adorable Betty White. You’ll write a defense of that really bad Independence Day sequel. You’ll happily write whatever drivel they want. All you need to know is […]

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Tackling the SAT Math Subject Tests

WHY YOU MIGHT TAKE A SAT MATH SUBJECT TEST Since teachers and schools grade differently, the SAT Subject Tests provide colleges with a standardized assessment of a student’s knowledge in a particular subject area. Many colleges require two or three SAT Subject Tests for admission—visiting prospective college websites to research admissions requirements will help you plan […]