Looking for a way to impress colleges with your high school coursework, but don’t know how to go about doing so? Knowledge of foreign languages can help bolster any application, so if you’ve taken classes in Latin over the course of your high school career, you may want to consider taking the SAT Subject Test in Latin in order to bolster your college applications and show the schools you apply to that your Latin knowledge is top-notch.
The SAT Subject Test in Latin is a multiple-choice exam that lasts for one hour and contains between seventy and seventy-five questions. You receive a score on a scale of 200 to 800; 200 is the worst possible score, and 800 is the best. About 30% of the exam tests your knowledge of Latin grammar and syntax, 65% of the exam is based on translation and reading comprehension, and a final 5% concerns derivatives. There is at least one poetry passage on every SAT Subject Test in Latin, and one question asks you to scan the first feet of a dactylic hexameter line and pick out the number of elisions.
Ok, so you’re ready for those elisions . . . ready for the rest of the exam? If you have even the slightest doubt in your ability to understand the most tangled and complex Latin syntax or deal with derivatives, you can make use of Varsity Tutors’ free SAT Subject Test in Latin Practice Tests to brush up on whichever skills you need to work on. Each twelve-question Practice Test is available to take for free online at any time, and you receive detailed statistical feedback about your performance after finishing a Practice Test. Questions are each accompanied by detailed explanations of how to figure out which answer is correct, so if you miss a question, you don’t have to wonder what sort of error you made, but can correct it instead; furthermore, your SAT Subject Test in Latin Practice Test scores are saved to your Dashboard, making it simple for you to track your progress in each topic covered on the exam over time as you study. Don’t waste time studying a broad range of material that you have already mastered; use Varsity Tutors’ free SAT Subject Test in Latin Practice Tests to focus on just the areas in which review can be of most benefit to you and your test score. Practice Tests are organized as random assortments of questions, but they are also organized by concept, so you don’t have to answer any questions about content you already know. With Varsity Tutors’ SAT Subject Test in Latin Practice Tests and other free resources, you have everything you need to review for the exam at your fingertips.