SAT vs ACT: Key Similarities & Dissimilarities

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ACT vs SAT: two major entrance exams for professional studies in United States. Which one is best fit for your student? Most of the students would like to prefer ACT compare to SAT tests. Though confused about which one is best suitable for you? Here are the basic similarities & dissimilarities that clear your confusion about both tests.

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SAT vs ACT

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S i m i l a r i t i e s 1. Type of test: Both SAT and ACT tests are content based tests. 2. Number of sections: Both have 4 sections excluding Essay 3. Wrong Answer penalty: There is no negative marketing for wrong answers in both tests. No penalty for wrong answers. 4. Reading Section: The two tests reading sections have become much more similar.  Format: 4 single passages and 1 pair 10­11 questions each in both tests.  Types of Questions: Main Idea Vocab­in­Context Inference Detail­    Oriented in both tests.  Key Skills required: Reading comprehension inferring ideas    identifying evidence for both SAT and ACT. 5. Score Choice: you can choose which sets of SAT  ACT scores to submit to colleges. Y 2 A C A D E M Y . C O M

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D i s s i m i l a r i t i e s Y 2 A C A D E M Y . C O M Add a little bit of body text ACT SAT Test Format Reading    : 65­min section Math         : 80­min section Langauge  : 35­min section Essay         : 50­min section Reading    :  45­min section Math         :  60­min section Reading     : 35­min section Science      :  35­min section Writing      :  40­min essay  Test Style Context based based on real­world situations multi­step problem solving Straightforward but long. Difficulty Levels Questions increase in difficulty level as you move through that question type in a section Difficulty level of the questions is random

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D i s s i m i l a r i t i e s Y 2 A C A D E M Y . C O M ACT SAT Scoring Given a score from 2­8 for each dimension. Score from 1­12 based on average of scores from the four domains Grading Critera Writing Reading and Analysis. Ideas and Analysis Development and Support Organization and Language Use and Conventions. Math Levels Arithmetic problem­solving  data analysis heart of algebra geometry and trigonometry formulas provided. Arithmetic algebra I and II functions geometry trigonometry no formulas are provided Acceptance Accepted by all US colleges. The ACT is accepted by all colleges and universities in the US   more than 225 other universities around the world.

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