SAT

SAT is an international standardized test conducted for getting admission in colleges in the United States. SAT is wholly owned, developed, administered and published by the College Board. The full form of SAT is the Scholastic Aptitude Test which was earlier known as the Scholastic Aptitude Test.

The purpose of SAT is to measure a high school student’s readiness for college, and provide colleges with one common data point that can be used to compare all applicants.

Over 2.2 million students took the SAT during the 2018–2019 school year globally. More than 20,000 students took the SAT from India in 2019. More than 3800 colleges and universities in the U.S. and MANY other countries consider SAT scores to help them make informed admission decisions.

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Test Structure

SAT is a three hours long Paper pencil exam. It comprises of 4 sections – Reading, Writing and Language; Mathematics (with calculator); Mathematics (without calculator). The fifth section is that of Essay Writing to be attempted in 50 minutes and is an optional section. It is, however, required by some colleges.The score is given on a scale of range between 400-1600.

SAT Subject Tests are for specific subjects required by colleges for admission. There are 20 Subject Tests available in five general areas such as Mathematics, Science, History, Languages and English.

Duration: 65 minutes, No. of Questions: 52, The Reading section consists of four passages.

Duration: 35 minutes, No. of Questions: 45, The Writing and Language section consists of four passages. Scale of score for Reading and Writing & Language components are 200-800

Duration: 25 minutes, No. of Questions: 20, Most math questions will be multiple choice, but some questions are grid-ins that ask you to come up with the answer rather than select the answer.

Duration: 55 minutes, No. of Questions: 38, For Mathematics, the scale ranges from 200-800

Duration: 50 minutes, No. of Questions: 1, For essay, the score scale ranges from 2-8. The candidate has to read a passage and write an essay analysing how the author built his or her argument. The passage will always be about a general topic. There is no negative marking in the SAT.

All the sections have a 0.5 band increment. There is no negative marking in the SAT.

Training Modules

Module 1: Reading Test

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  • 1. All Reading Test questions are multiple choice and based on passages.
  • 2. Some passages are paired with other passages.
  • 3. Informational graphics, such as tables, graphs, and charts, accompany some passages—but no math is required.
  • 4. Prior topic-specific knowledge is never tested.
  • 5. The Reading Test is part of the Evidence-Based Reading and Writing section.
  • 6. One passage from a classic or contemporary work of U.S. or world literature.
  • 7. One passage or a pair of passages from either a U.S. founding document or a text in the Great Global Conversation they inspired. The U.S. Constitution or a speech by Nelson Mandela, for example.
  • 8. A selection about economics, psychology, sociology, or some other social science.
  • 9. Two science passages (or one passage and one passage pair) that examine foundational concepts and developments in Earth science, biology, chemistry, or physics.
Module 2: Writing and Language Test:

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  • 1. All questions are multiple choice and based on passages.
  • 2. Some passages are accompanied by informational graphics, such as tables, graphs, and charts—but no math is required.
  • 3. Prior topic knowledge is never tested.
  • 4. The Writing and Language Test is part of the Evidence-Based Reading and Writing section.
  • 5. The writing modes of these four passages will vary: one will be narrative, one will be argumentative and at least one will be informative/explanatory. Certain passages and some questions will include tables, graphs or charts.
  • 6. There are two categories of questions. In the first, expressions of ideas, you will be asked to improve the development of the topic, the organization of information and ideas, and the effectiveness of the language. The second category is Standard English Conventions. These questions will ask you to recognize and correct errors in sentence structure, grammar, usage and punctuation.
Module 3: Math Test

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  • 1. Most math questions will be multiple choice, but some—called grid-ins—ask you to come up with the answer rather than select the answer.
  • 2. The Math Test is divided into two portions: Math Test–Calculator and Math Test–No Calculator.
  • 3. Some parts of the test include several questions about a single scenario.
  • 4. Heart of Algebra, which focuses on the mastery of linear equations and systems.
  • 5. Problem Solving and Data Analysis, which is about being quantitatively literate.
  • 6. Passport to Advanced Math, which features questions that require the manipulation of complex equations.
  • 7. The Math Test also draws on Additional Topics in Math, including the geometry and trigonometry most relevant to college and career readiness.
Module 4: Essay

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  • 1. The SAT Essay provides a student with a great opportunity to showcase his reading, analysis and writing skills, which are fundamental to demonstrating college and career readiness.
  • 2. To complete this section, 50 minutes will be given to read a passage and write an essay analysing how the author built his or her argument.
  • 3. The passage will always be about a general topic.

Course Highlights

12- week LIVE classes by expert mentors for Reading, Writing and Language, Essay and the Math Sections, twice a day.

Feature of Archived Lectures - Just choose the date when you missed the lecture, and watch the recording.

6 months course validity. Repeat the curriculum again, if needed.

5 Mock Test with instant results (Out of a score of 1600) and Essay Evaluation in 2-3 working days.

Features of attempting the Essay optionally.

Saturday LIVE Doubt Solving Sessions.

Hard copies of College Board Official Guide along with 2 Barron’s Books in the student kit for LIVE Class reference.

Course Options

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Personalized Online Batch

  • Online - Through Zoom / Google / Microsoft Teams
  • Max. 10 students per batch
  • 4.5 hours per day
  • All the 4 modules
  • 3 months
  • 5 computer delivered, 5 paper delivered
  • Online 60-minute review with an expert
  • Yes
  • 8 books
  • Laptop bag
  • Direct entry into SDS batch at Kanan International H.O. once the centre opens
  • Appointment of a senior case advisor for student visa process
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Personalized Offline Batch

  • One desk - one to one with faculty
  • Max. 2 students
  • 90 minutes per day
  • 1 or 2 modules as per student’s choice
  • 3 months
  • 5 computer delivered, 5 paper delivered
  • Face to face 60-minute review with an expert
  • Yes
  • 12 books
  • Laptop bag
  • Direct entry into SDS batch at Kanan International H.O. once the centre opens
  • Appointment of a senior case advisor for student visa process

Testimonials

Shruti Kareshkumar Patel

I received a lot of guidance from Kanan Prep when it comes to learning for SAT, faculties are also very supportive and helpful at each and every step.

Manav Chokshi

t’s good experience for me at Kanan. All the teachers are very experienced and have ample amounts of knowledge. Overall it was a great opportunity for me to study at Kanan.

Dhruv Patel

If you want to study in the US or Canada, you should get proper guidance for preparing for the SAT exams. Kanan International is a place where a student gets support right from SAT preparation to student visa. When I landed in Canada, Kanan International’s senior students helped me in getting a job and other essentials.

Prachi Modi

Kanan has provided me exemplary service in attaining my Goal. The teachers provided amazing guidance to attain the score I aspired for. Also the resources here are in plenty, hence you can have an immense amount of practice for your test.

Mrudul Dubey

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Frequently Asked Questions

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The fee for attempting the test in India is $101 for the SAT without the optional Essay and $117 with the Essay – both inclusive of International Fee of $49.

Depending on the requirement of the college/university that you are applying to, you can decide which SAT test type you are supposed to appear for.

A student can take unlimited retests depending on the availability of test dates.

You can attend the LIVE classes daily and appear for the Mock test on the portal.

You will receive your evaluation in 2-3 business days after submitting the test.

SAT scores do not expire. However, According to the College Board, “Official score reports sent to colleges five or more years after a test date are accompanied by a message explaining that they may be less valid predictors of college academic performance than more recent scores.”

Yes. SAT is a pen and paper based test ONLY. There is NO computer based format

Our simulated test engine offers you the best-in-class assessment, as close to the actual testing. Our trainers are SAT veterans. Moreover, the one-to-one mentoring and live webinars - you have everything you need to get a great SAT score in the shortest time possible.

For the speaking test, you will record the answers on your computer or smartphone and upload it in the course portal. For the writing section, you will hand write your answers in a paper, scan and upload it on the course portal for evaluation.

Yes, you can extend your validity by paying an additional 50% of the course fee. All you need to do is let us know before access to your course expires.