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 Length 3 hours, 25 minutes 3 hours, 50 minutes (including optional 50 minute essay)
Test Sections 5 sections 3 sections
Science Content Tests science reasoning (analysis, interpretation, problem solving) Science not included
Math Content 25% of the overall score; entirely multiple choice 33% of overall score; trigonometry and fill-in questions
Essay Last section – optional Last section – optional
Scoring 5 scores of 1-36 per subject area
Composite score: 1-36
2 scores of 200-800 per section
Total: 1600
Guessing No penalty for wrong answers No penalty for wrong answers
Score History Students decide which score is sent A 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.org www.collegeboard.com

SAT At A Glance

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Hanoi Campus (6th Floor, Nhat Lam Building, No. 34 Hoang Cau Moi Street, Dong Da 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)Thanh Xuan Campus (CJ) (No. 2, Alley 17/162, Nguyen Tuan Street, Thanh Xuan District, Hanoi)Saigon Campus (5th Floor, Pax Sky 2 Building, No. 34A Pham Ngoc Thach Street, District 3, HCMC)Quang Ngai Campus (169-171 Nguyen Dinh Chieu St., Nghia Lo Ward, Quang Ngai City)