Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) Preparation

MSA offers a 32-hour preparation course for the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), a standardized test widely used for college admission in the USA. The current SAT, introduced in 2005, takes 3 hours and 45 minutes to finish. Possible scores on the SAT range from 600 to 2400, combining test results from three 800-point sections: Mathematics, Critical Reading, and Writing.

Test Format

Subject Time Allotment Type of Questions
Critical Reading 70 minutes 48 passage-based questions
19 sentence completion questions
Math 70 minutes 54 questions
Writing 60 minutes 25 improving sentences
18 identifying errors
6 improving paragraphs
25 minutes 1 essay



Other SAT preparation-related programs

SAT Subject Test Preparation (SAT II)

This specialized SAT preparation program prepares you for specific subject areas of the 20 subjects covered by the SAT. The test gives the students an additional chance to demonstrate their skills in a specific subject area/s.

Prior taking the test and the preparation program, consult first with the college or university you are applying with to determine which subject tests are required as part of its admission requirements for a particular degree. Many colleges and universities require only the Level 1 Math test.

Each subject test is a 1-hour long and the student can take up to 7 subjects per test date.

Subject Tests

Mathematics Mathematics Level 1 (Algebra and Geometry)
Mathematics Level 2 (Algebra, Geometry, Pre-calculus and Trigonometry)
• 50 multiple-choice questions
• Requires the use of graphing calculator
• Raw score – correct score – 1/4 (incorrect)
Science Biology E/M, Chemistry, Physics
English Literature


SAT Supplemental Review

This 12-hour preparation program aims to enhance your test-taking skills by helping you review your previous lessons, giving you advanced lessons, and focusing on the different types of exam you will encounter.