About the SAT

Total Points 


Average Score


Length of Test

3 Hours


As of January 2021, the optional essay and SAT II Subject Tests have been cancelled and will no longer be available after June 2021. 

Number of Questions

154 questions

Calculator Usage

You can use authorized calculators during the test; however, there is a portion of the Math section where using a calculator is prohibited. 

Reading Passages

5 passages of 500 – 750 words

Subjects Tested

Basic Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Data Analysis, Reading, Grammar

When it’s Offered

The SAT is offered 7 times a year:

March, May, June, August, October, November, December

Layout of the Test

Reading: 65 mins
Language: 35 mins

Math: 55 mins (calculator)
Math: 25 mins (no calculator)
Essay: 50 mins (optional) 


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What You'll Learn

Our students always feel prepared and confident on test day. In our SAT prep classes, students learn:

  • How to solve commonly missed questions on the SAT 
  • How to use pacing as to navigate through the test efficiently
  • How to maximize practice test sessions by working smarter
  • How to effectively analyze the tone and central message of reading passages
  • How to determine and describe the relationship between numbers
  • Plus, so much more… 

How Sessions Are Structured

All SAT prep classes are offered online. You may choose to take the classes privately or with a group.

Our SAT private sessions are for students that prefer interacting with a tutor on a one on one basis. Whereas our SAT group sessions allow students to work cooperatively with their peers to achieve their academic goals.

With our most comprehensive SAT sessions students, on average, can expect to see a 150 point increase on their SAT score.