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The New SAT:

 

A standardized test, the New SAT® measures Mathematical, Reading and Writing skills. The test intends to aid Undergraduate Schools to assess the potential of the applicants for advanced study. Universities in the US, while inviting applications from prospective students, ask for SAT® scores.

The examination is entirely a paper-based Test. The test is scored on a maximum of 1600. New SAT® has following sections – Mathematics, Reading test and Writing and Language test.

 

Old SAT Vs Redesigned SAT:

 

Old SAT

Redesigned SAT

Component

Time Allotted (Minutes)

Number of Question Tasks

Component

Time Allotted (Minutes)

Number of Question Tasks

Critical Reading

70

67

Reading

65

52

Writing

60

49

Writing and Language

35

44

Essay

25

1

Essay (optical)

50

1

Mathematics

70

54

Math

80

57

Total

225

171

Total

180(230 with Essay)

153(154 with Essay)

 

The Difference between Old SAT and Redesigned SAT is as follows:

 

Category Old SAT Redesigned SAT
Total Testing Time
• Redesigned SAT testing time subject to research
3 Hours and 45 minutes 3 Hours (plus 50 minutes for the Essay [optional])
Components 1. Critical Reading (200-800)
2. Writing (200-800)
3. Mathematics (200-800)
4. Essay (included in writing)
1. Evidence Based Reading and Writing (200-800)
2.Reading Text
3. Writing and Language test
4. Math (200-800)
5. Essay (optional)
Important Features • Emphasis on general reasoning skills
• Emphasis on vocabulary, often in limited contests
• Complex scoring (a point for a correct answer and a dedication for an incorrect answer blank responses have no impact on scores)
• Continued emphasis on reading alongside a clearer , stronger focus on the knowledge, skills and understandings most Important for College and career reading and success
• Greater emphasis on the meaning of words in extended contexts and on how word choices shapes meaning tone, and impact
• Rights-only scoring (point for a correct answer but no deduction for an incorrect answer, blank responses have no impact on scores)
Essay • Required and given at the beginning of the SAT
• 25 minutes to write the Essay
• Test writing : Students take a possession on a presented is issue
• Optional and given at the end of the SAT: posts secondary instructions determine whether they will require the Essay for admission
• 50 minutes to write the essay
• Tests reading analysts and writing skills students produce a writing analysts of a produce source test
Score Reporting Redesigned SAT scores subject to research • Scale reading from 600 to 2400
• Scale reading 200 to 800for critical Reading : 200 to 800 for Mathematics: 200 to 800 Writing
• Essay results scaled to multiple-choice writing
• Scale reading from 400 to 1600
• Scale reading from 200 to 800 for Evidence-Based reading and writing.
• Scale reading from 200 to 800 for Math.
• 2 to 8 on each of three traits for Essay. Essay results reported Separately
Sub score Reporting None Sub scores for every test, providing added insight for students, parents admission offers educators and counselors

 

Compare : Old SAT Scores to the New SAT Scale

 

Advantages of the New SAT Scoring Scale:

 

  • Doesn’t penalize students for guessing wrong answer, so students have the opportunity to benefit even if they aren’t certain about an answer.
  • Students can now determine where they can improve their performance by looking at the details on the redesigned score report.
  • The essay is optional

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