What are SAT Subject Tests?

SAT Subject Tests (formerly called “Achievement Tests,” then “SAT IIs”) are one-hour exams given by College Board, that tests students’ knowledge of particular subjects. There are 20 SAT Subject Tests in five general subject areas: English, History, Science, Mathematics, and Languages. Most SAT Subject Tests are offered on the same day as the regular SAT Reasoning … More What are SAT Subject Tests?

What is the TOEFL?

The TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) is a test that measures the ability of non-native English speakers to use and understand the English language as it’s read, written, heard and spoken in the university classroom. TOEFL is a trademark of ETS (Educational Testing Service), a private non-profit organization, which designs and administers … More What is the TOEFL?

What is the SAT?

The SAT Reasoning Test (more familiarly known as the SAT, and originally called the “Scholastic Aptitude Test”) is a standardized test for college admissions that is developed by College Board and administered by Educational Testing Service. The test runs three hours and forty-five minutes and is divided into three sections: Math, Critical Reading, and Writing … More What is the SAT?

What is the PSAT/NMSQT?

The PSAT/NMSQT (Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test) is a is a standardized test administered by the College Board and the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) and taken by about 3.4 million high school students every year. Students register for the PSAT/NMSQT through their high schools.  The PSAT serves as a practice test for the SAT and therefore parallels its format. Composed of … More What is the PSAT/NMSQT?