What Is the Difference Between the SAT and the ACT? | The Princeton Review

What Is the Difference Between the SAT and the ACT? | The Princeton Review



hey folks Rob Franek editor-in-chief here at the prints review you are joining us for our series ask us anything and today's question is what is the difference between the SAT and be lazy it is a really good question and without question there are definitive differences between both testing we're gonna get to all of those differences in a minute here's the important thing although colleges do not care which test your tape both tests are supposed to be predictive of how those delinquents school you don't want to be sure that you are taking the test that you're actually going to score best on now the SAT and the a-team are used not only in decisions about college admission but they are also used in decisions about scholarships grants and merit-based Awards we put run down on the similarities and the differences between both exams down since guessing he's big overhaul in 2016 that's after the acp in the most popular of the two tests in the land right now more similar than they are now from both exams they're both nearly the same length of time about three hours without the essay section which is optional if you're adding in the essay it's another 40 to 50 minutes longer both exams are offered seven times a year and they vary slightly on the location and they cover the same topics each of the tests have a math section a reading section a language art section it's called antlers on the ACP and writing and reading on the density and both exams as we said before heavy box office but on the a CT also they offer a science section the math sections unbolt attempts hovered generally the same advanced math concepts with the use of a calculator difference on the SAT math as calculator isn't committed on some questions but on the AC tape of deliver is all out on all of math the scoring range is also different as well on the SAT the score range of 400 to 16-under turn on the AC pigeon 2006 hopes we have so much more rich content on all of these testing questions college admissions financial aid related unpretty reviews website in our many social channels and of course we have a question for us to volley it to us at ask us anything at review.com folks Rob Franek Princeton Review

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