SAT vs. ACT

SAT vs. ACT

SAT vs. ACT

First you will need to decide whether to take the SAT or ACT.

Most U.S. Universities do not have a preference for which one you take – however you should check with the school itself. Below is a comparison of both the tests:

 
ACT
(New) SAT
Test Length3 hours, 25 minutes3 hours, 50 minutes (including optional 50 minute essay)
Test Sections5 sections3 sections
Science ContentTests science reasoning (analysis, interpretation, problem solving)Science not included
Math Content25% of the overall score; entirely multiple choice33% of overall score; trigonometry and fill-in questions
EssayLast section – optionalLast section – optional
Scoring5 scores of 1-36 per subject area
Composite score: 1-36
2 scores of 200-800 per section
Total: 1600
GuessingNo penalty for wrong answersNo penalty for wrong answers
Score HistoryStudents decide which score is sentA student’s entire score history is sent (depending on university requirements).
Test Fee$36.50 (No Writing) + $33 Non-U.S. Regional Fee
$52.50 (Plus Writing) + $33 Non-U.S. Regional Fee
$43 or $54.50 with essay + $35 Non-U.S. Regional Fee
Register for the test (Please note students must register themselves for the test)www.actstudent.orgwww.collegeboard.com

SAT At A Glance

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Son Tay Campus (No. 6, Son Tay Street, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi)Nguyen Tuan Campus (No. 8A/172, Nguyen Tuan Street, Thanh Xuan District, Hanoi)Dinh Cong Campus (CJ) (No. 74, Tran Nguyen Dan Street, Dinh Cong, Hoang Mai District, HanoiNoi Bai Campus (CJ) (No. 196, National Highway No. 2, Phu Lo Ward, Soc Son District, Hanoi)Saigon Campus (5th Floor, Pax Sky 2 Building, No. 34A Pham Ngoc Thach Street, District 3, HCMC)