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What are the SAT Subject Tests and why are they important?
SAT Subject Tests are one hour tests that focus on specific academic subjects. Many selective schools require you take at least one if not more SAT Subject Tests. Check with the admissions department of your top schools to learn more about their requirements. The best part about the Subject Tests is that in many cases you get to choose which ones you'll take, so you should pick the ones where you're strongest.
What specifically do the SAT Subject Tests test?
It depends on the test. There are 5 content areas–Math, History, Literature, Science, and Languages. There are multiple tests in every content area except Literature. Find out more on the specifics of each area.
How are the SAT Subject Tests scored?
Each Subject Test is scored on a scale of 200–800.
How do I register?
Similar to the SAT, you can register for SAT subject tests registration deadlines fall approximately 5 weeks before each test date. To register by mail, fill out the registration form in the College Board's Bulletin for the SAT Program. You can get a free copy of this publication from your school's guidance counselor. Or you can call ETS at 609–771–7600 and they'll send you one free of charge. You can also register online at the College Board website.
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