If you're a student currently attending an Atlanta education institution such as The Westminster Schools or Grady High School, Varsity Tutors would be happy to sign you up with a top-notch Atlanta SAT course. Many students begin to take the SAT as early as fall semester of their junior year in high school. The SAT is a comprehensive standardized exam that is used to assess the skills you will need in order to be successful in higher education courses. Accepted by all US colleges, the SAT is one of the first steps you will encounter when attempting to earn admission to the college or university of your choice. With so much riding on this critical exam, you will want to do everything you can to prepare to do your best when taking the SAT. Enrolling in an Atlanta SAT class can help you with creating a more efficient review schedule than you might be able to come up with on your own.
What can an Atlanta SAT course cover?
The SAT consists of three required sections as well as an optional SAT essay. If you elect to take the essay section, the entire SAT exam will take three hours and 50 minutes. Each section receives a separate sub-score that can provide insight into your particular strengths and areas of opportunity. The three required sections are the Reading, Writing and Language, and Math assessments. The Reading assessment evaluates your reading comprehension and reasoning skills. The Writing and Language test measures your grammar, punctuation, and sentence structure skills. The Math assessment tests your ability to understand and solve mathematical expressions. The optional Essay evaluates your capacity to understand and present an argument and support it with proper evidence. Let's take a closer look at the skills necessary to succeed in each section of the SAT, starting with the Math assessment of the exam.
The Math assessment of the SAT is actually split into two separate parts. Together, the parts consist of 58 questions, which you must finish within 80 minutes. You are only permitted to use a calculator on one of these parts. This portion of the exam assesses your ability to solve problems using linear systems and equations. You want to practice your ability to analyze real-world problems and determine the essential elements required to solve it. You will need to represent the problem mathematically in order to come to a solution. An SAT prep course can help you practice solving problems quickly by identifying and using the most effective process.
The next section is the Reading section, which consists of 52 questions. You will have 65 minutes to read various passages that can come from classic world literature, US founding documents, sociology articles, or science passages involving foundational concepts in physics or biology. You will need to examine the passages to find evidence to support an answer or provide the basis for a logical conclusion. An SAT prep course can assist you in practicing utilizing context clues in order to infer what a phrase or word means.
The Writing and Language assessment of the SAT lasts for 35 minutes. You will need to answer 44 multiple choice questions. All questions can be answered using the provided written passages so you will not need prior knowledge of the information found in the provided texts. Some of these passages may include graphs, tables, or charts. You are required to improve how passages develop information and ideas in the section by sharpening argumentative claims and adding relevant evidence. Your SAT prep course can help you practice improving word choice using context clues and your ability to make a passage more concise or understandable. You will want to work on your ability to change words, clauses, sentences, or punctuation in order to improve clarity.
If you elect to participate in the SAT Essay assessment, you will need to read a passage and consider the author's use of evidence and reasoning to develop his or her ideas and connect these claims with evidence. Your essay will not explain whether or not you agree with the author's claims but will evaluate the author's argument and persuasive abilities. This is your chance to showcase your ability to produce a focused and well thought out essay using standard written English rules. With only 50 minutes to complete this portion of the SAT, you will want to make sure to plan and present your argument within an appropriate amount of time to allow you to go back and edit your essay for clarity.
No matter which of these skills you want extra help with, Varsity Tutors is here to support you as you review for exam day.
What are the benefits of taking an Atlanta SAT course through Varsity Tutors?
When you take an Atlanta SAT class, you'll gain access to an online collaborative learning environment where you can join a knowledgeable teacher and classmates. Our rigorous interview process ensures that your instructor will be highly qualified and a good communicator. You'll have the opportunity to engage in group discussions and participate in group activities as you review the skills necessary to do well on the SAT. These kind of collaborative activities have been shown to deep in a students understanding of the concepts being reviewed and can make learning more enjoyable.
You'll have the option to choose between a two-week course and a four-week course. New class sessions begin each week so you can begin your SAT review at any time. That just makes it extremely easy to fit SAT review into your busy schedule between classes and extracurricular activities.
How do I sign up for an Atlanta SAT course?
When you decide to take an Atlanta SAT class, all you need to do is call Varsity Tutors and speak with one of our Educational Consultants. We will take the time to determine your exact scheduling and instructional needs and sign you up for the right class session to fit within your SAT timeline. If you're ready to get started and invest in your future, call Varsity Tutors today and sign up for one of our online Atlanta SAT prep course sessions.
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