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Learn to Manage your Time while you Attempt SAT Math

Time Management - A Deciding Factor In MATH SAT

Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) is one of the exams used to assess the student's skills while admitting into universities abroad for their abroad education. Before attempting the SAT exam, it is suggested to attend the SAT training for hitting the 160+ score. The different sections in SAT are

  1. Reading
  2. Writing and Language
  3. Math - 2 subsections
  4. Essay writing

SAT exam preparation requires commitment and discipline. The student should schedule their preparation time for at least 2- 3 hours in a day. Along with time commitment the student should also join for SAT training which helps the student to know the techniques with Math problems. In this blog, we made an attempt to make known about managing the most important factor TIME with your MATH Section during your SAT exam preparation. MATH is the 3rd section in the order of SAT Exam.

Math is the longest section consisting of 2 subsections in which, one section does allow the calculator while the other section allows the calculator. Math section consists of Algebra, Problem solving, Data Analysis, advanced math, and other topics such as complex numbers, geometry, and trigonometry. In the SAT training tips, the student will get acquainted with all the patterns of the questions from the past.

TIP - 1 Familiarize with basic concepts of Math such as Algebra, numbers, Plane and Solid Geometry, as well as Coordinate Geometry.

TIP - 2 Increase your mind's RAM memorize all the formulae in Math, which increases the brain's capacity and keeps the brain active and accessible. Memorizing the formulae also helps you not to flip to the diagram while performing your calculation.

TIP - 3 Use plugging-in strategy for the answers which you are not sure of. Try working with each multiple choice answers and start with B or C which helps you decide to go either up or down.

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TIP - 4 Decide between efficiency and speed. Though it is important to solve the problems with speed, only accurate answers will give the marks. Remember, there are negative marks for wrong answers.

TIP - 5 Run through the questions and solve the easy ones first. The difficulty increases with the number, to solve the first appearing questions quickly so that it saves time with those that require more time.

TIP - 6 Break your time for answering the questions. Here's how.

  1. 25 Minutes for multiple choice questions
  2. 25 Minutes for 18 questions +
  3. 8 Multiple choice questions & 10 grid-in questions
  4. 20 Minutes for 16 multiple choice questions.

This helps the time management well and attempting the questions with accuracy

TIP - 7 Learn using the calculator properly. Make use of the scientific calculator and learn all the shortcuts and tips to use the calculator, which helps in permutations & combinations, factors, Squares & Radicals.

TIP - 8 Prepare to do mental math which saves pressing the buttons on the calculator wherever necessary. Time management is the most important and deciding factor in SAT preparation.

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Balancing the time with accuracy rather than speed help the student gain good marks, where the score in SAT as one of the eligibility criteria for admission into Universities abroad. SAT training is most recommended for students who wish to enroll for abroad education. For SAT Training center contact Global Tree having expert faculty, state-of-art classrooms and convenient timings.

The faculty makes the student get well aware of the syllabus and pattern of the exam through mock tests, which help the students to analyze themselves and improve their weak areas. SAT coaching helps the student to be thorough and confident while attempting the test.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, some universities don’t make IELTS scores mandatory and some universities have waivers during admissions through which you can enter the US without IELTS.

It depends on the course you are taking up. For English language proficiency, the best tests to choose from are IELTS, PTE, and TOEFL.

A minimum of 60% is mandatory to be eligible to go abroad. For studying abroad, you may need to submit scores of IELTS, TOEFL, SAT, PTE, GMAT, or GRE.


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