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SAT exam in Turkey

SAT exam in Turkey

April 26, 2022
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 You may have heard about the SAT exam previously and its importance for studying in Turkish universities, but to be aware of all the details of the exam and its usefulness, we will take you on a quick tour in this comprehensive article, answering you most of the questions you have.

does the name SAT mean ?

The meaning of the name Sat is the first letter of each word in a sentence.  Scholastic Assessment Test ( SAT )

SAT exam:

The SAT test or exam is an American standard exam that qualifies for admission to the undergraduate undergraduate level in a large number of universities around the world, that is, it is an international admission test.

The SAT test is supervised by the American College Board , and it is uniform in all countries and in English.

What is the purpose of this test?

The purpose of the SAT test request is to determine the student's ability to apply the information he has in solving the problems presented to him in this test.

SAT test characteristics and types:

The ASAT test depends on passing tests in reading, writing and mathematics in English, and most of the information the student has acquired in the secondary and preparatory stages.

The SAT test is divided into two tests:

  • SAT1 Test : SAT1 is required in Turkish universities
  • SAT2 Test : It is considered an advanced test that is required for certain disciplines, and it has not been mentioned by any Turkish university so far.

How can I prepare for the SAT test, and are there books to study?

To prepare for the SAT test , the duration should range from 4 to 7 months. There are preparatory courses for the test in specialized institutes and books used by students in these courses.

Among the most important books that will help you in the SAT test:

  • The official SAT study guide
  • Baeeons How To Prepare For The SAT

SAT Study Sections :

The English language is the basis when studying the SAT curricula, and to pass the test, you must have a good knowledge of the English language

There are 4 sections for the SAT test : 3 of them are compulsory, which are reading, writing and mathematics, and one section is optional, which is the article section.

  1. English reading and grammar section:

This test depends on the ability to read long texts in English and answer a set of questions related to them:

It is also a vocabulary test questions in the humanities, social sciences and literary novels, and these vocabulary are relatively difficult and need preparations to pass this test.

The duration of the SAT reading test is 65 minutes and the number of questions is about 52 questions. You will find many books that deal with lists of the most common vocabulary in this test, about 3500 words.

  1. Department of Writing and Language in English:

It depends on reading short texts and answering multiple-choice and grammar questions in the English language

The duration of the test is 35 minutes and the number of questions is 44

  1. Mathematics department :

It is a section that depends on the mathematical information that was studied in the secondary stage, and you will find many questions about statistics, algebra and geometry.

The duration of the SAT math test is 80 minutes, and the number of questions is 58.

  1. Article writing section:

This section is optional, and when selected, the student is required to be able to write a literary essay for any topic raised by the test administration.

The test takes about 50 minutes to write the essay

There are 6 dates for the SAT exams taking place each year. The test fee is about 40 US dollars, and the essay test is 14 US dollars. There are additional fees such as late registration fees, preparing for the test and the result over the phone.

The college administrations offer exemptions from these fees for low-income students

SAT Registration Centers :

You can register for the SAT test from any of the following places in Turkey:

  • Robert American High School in Istanbul.
  • Bilkent University (Ankara).
  • Association of Turkey and America (Ankara).
  • Izmir American Private High School (Izmir).
  • Tarsus American High School ( Tarsus ) .

Names of Turkish universities that require the SAT test :

There are universities that require passing the SAT test for admission, including:

  • Ortadug Technical University.
  • Bogaz Ece University.
  • Marmara University.
  • Istanbul University .
  • Hacettepe University.
  • Istanbul Technical University.
  • Gazi University.
  • Yildiz Technical University.
  • Bahcesehir University
  • Koge University.
  • Sabanci University.
  • Uludag University.

SAT test or exam multiple times up to 7 times, but the result that will appear on the paper is the last result you got.

How to register for the SAT exam:

Registration for the SAT exam is done electronically, you must follow the following link to register for the exam

During the specified times for registration, the student creates an account, fills in for registration by creating an account, fills in the required information, chooses the center and pays the exam fees

Exam fees are $85 without writing the article, while the fee with writing the article is $111.

The SAT exam is held 6 times each year, in the months (January, March, May, June, October, December).

As for the exam centers in Turkey, they are distributed over the following cities (Istanbul, Ankara, Bursa, Erzurum, Tarsus (Mersin), Izmir)

Documents required to register for the SAT test :

  • An ID card with a photo or a valid application ID, approved by the government and the school you have recently attended
  • The candidate must have the original documents with him. Copied documents or electronic documents will not be accepted.
  • The name and surname of the candidate must be written in full and in the correct order on the submitted documents.
  • The copy of the test card must match the photo of the identity card and the candidate's appearance at the time of the test.
  • Documents submitted must be in English and have clear and notarized copies.
  • Candidates must be in good physical and mental condition at the time of the examination.

In this article, we have collected for you all the questions that you need as a candidate to pass the SAT test, including a tariff and the purpose of passing the SAT test and its types with registration centers. We also mentioned to you a list of universities that require the SAT exam to be able to register in.