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The new SAT means that there’s also a new scoring system. See the old SAT to new SAT Math score comparisons in this handy-dandy chart!
This week, we will be going over the 4 topics that the SAT test makers have broken down the New SAT math section into.
Check out this video for expert top tips on the best way to prepare for NEW SAT math.
Although much has been written comparing and contrasting the New and Old SAT, the New SAT and the ACT, and every other conceivable combination, there’s been relatively little discussion of the behind-the-scenes repercussions of having a brand new test.
Unlike the old SAT in which the concepts varied over tests, the New SAT is very specific about exactly the types of questions that you’ll see on test day. While this knowledge might seem academic, knowing how often a certain concept pops up will help you prioritize your prep time.
The most important, if not the most fundamental, thing you need to understand from a grammatical standpoint, is how to construct sentences. Indeed, to truly understand punctuation you’ll need to apply the knowledge contained below.
The new SAT is three hours long, plus 50 minutes for the optional essay. Test takers are allowed one 10-minute and one five-minute break.
Think vocabulary is dead on the New SAT? Well, think again! Vocabulary is still part of the test, only know it’s a slightly different breed and goes under the annoying title “high-utility academic words.”