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Free Practice Test for the SAT

The best time to find out if you need more SAT preparation is before your test — and that makes a free SAT practice test a great place to start.

By Peterson's Staff updated on July 17, 2014

SAT Scores: About the SAT

The SAT is a standard college entrance exam that measures skills in math, reading, and writing. The first section is always a written essay, which takes 25 minutes

By Peterson's Staff updated on May 02, 2014

You Received Your SAT Scores… Now What?

You've taken your high school classes, sat through SAT prep and other SAT help, and finally gone through SAT testing. Now you have your scores; what's next?

By Peterson's Staff updated on April 17, 2014

High SAT Scores: Need-to-Know Tips and Strategies

Tips and strategies for the SAT test can be very helpful on test day and learning how to approach the test should be part of your SAT prep in addition to working on content

By Peterson's Staff updated on April 15, 2014

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Increase Your SAT Scores by Knowing What the Test Is About

The 70-minute critical reading portion of the test includes two 25-minute sections and one 20-minute segment.

By Peterson's Staff updated on April 15, 2014

SAT Scores: Will They Still Matter in a Few Years?

Much of the blame for the decline in SAT scores that occurred after 2005 has been attributed to the change in the test's format that went into effect in that year. The new writing section has added extra time and work, and made "teaching to the test" a bit harder.

By Peterson's Staff updated on April 15, 2014

Improve SAT Scores with Sample SAT Test Questions

Before starting SAT prep to improve your SAT scores, you can answer these sample SAT test questions to see where you should focus your study time

By Peterson's Staff updated on April 15, 2014

High SAT Scores: What You Need to Know to about SAT Testing

There are two key ways to interpret your test results: in terms of your own expectations and abilities and in comparison to reported college averages and score ranges.

By Howard and Matthew Greene updated on March 27, 2014

A Brief History of the SAT and How It Changes

Created in the 1920s, the SAT has been around for as long as most of us can remember and continues to be a significant benchmark used by America's best colleges and universities to select each year's incoming freshman class.

By Peterson's Staff updated on March 27, 2014

Ask the Experts: SAT

Read actual questions from students about the SAT and see answers and advice from college planning and admissions experts

By Peterson's Staff updated on March 21, 2014

Get SAT prep, subject reviews, and SAT practice tests with Peterson's "Master the SAT w/CD" guide

SAT prep is crucial to improving your SAT scores and Peterson's SAT book provides plenty of practice tests and subject reviews.

By Peterson's Staff updated on June 18, 2013

Peterson's Practice Tests for the SAT

An SAT practice test can help you improve your SAT scores. SAT prep will help you recognize strengths and weakness and learn where to focus your study time.

By Peterson's Staff updated on June 18, 2013

Peterson's Online Course for the SAT

Use SAT prep to improve your SAT scores by taking an online course for the SAT with personalized lessons, quizzes, and practice tests.

By Peterson's Staff updated on June 18, 2013
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