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