There’s been a lot of talk in the test prep world about the redesigned SAT and how much it’s turning into the ACT test. Here’s a SAT guide that will help you understand the test and how it impacts your child’s college application process.

How is the New SAT Structured?

The new SAT test is a three-hour affair (3 hours and 50 minutes if you choose to do the optional essay) testing a student’s understanding of and ability in reading, writing and language, and math with a total of 154 questions.

Evidence-Based Reading and Writing

SAT Reading Section: 65 minutes for 52 questions