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Average SAT Subject Test Scores: Complete List

Posted by Rebecca Safier | Sep 21, 2017 9:00:00 PM

SAT Subject Tests

750 on an SAT Subject Test sounds like an amazing score, right? Not necessarily! Interpreting scores on the Subject Tests is more complex than on the general SAT. For example, an excellent score on the Literature Subject Test might look very different from an excellent score on the Korean with Listening Test.

Let's take a look at the average scores for each Subject Test and what they mean as you choose which tests to take.

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What Is a Good SAT Subject Test Score?

Posted by Rebecca Safier | Sep 8, 2017 9:00:00 PM

SAT Subject Tests

What's a good Subject Test score? This might sound like a straightforward question, but it's actually a little more complicated. What makes a good score varies by SAT Subject Test as the number of test takers differs from test to test. For instance, in 2017 more than 140,000 students took the Math Level II Test, more than 48,000 students took the Literature Test, and only 453 took the Italian Test.

As you'll see below, most good scores for SAT Subject Tests are in the 700s, but there are other factors to consider as you set your target scores. Let's take a look at the average scores and percentiles so you can know what a good score is for each individual SAT Subject Test.

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How Are SAT Subject Tests Scored?

Posted by Ellen McCammon | Aug 27, 2017 8:00:00 PM

SAT Subject Tests

Picture this: you sit down to take an SAT Subject Test. You answer somewhere from 50 to 95 questions in an hour. A few weeks later, you log on to your College Board account and see a score for your test from 200 to 800. Somehow, the results from your multiple-choice test got turned into this final scaled score. But how does this happen? How are SAT Subject Tests scored?

In this article, I’ll discuss how your raw score for the exam is calculated, how this is converted into your final score, and what SAT Subject Test scoring means for you in terms of setting—and meeting—a target score.

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The Ultimate SAT Literature Subject Test Study Guide

Posted by Ellen McCammon | Aug 27, 2017 7:00:00 PM

SAT Subject Tests

The SAT Subject Test in Literature, formerly known as the SAT II Literature Exam, is one of the most popular subject tests offered. This may be because you don’t necessarily need specialized knowledge like foreign language fluency to do well on it. However, it also has a reputation for being fairly difficult.

Luckily I, 800-scoring sorceress of the SAT Literature Subject Test, am here to take you through all the particulars of the exam: whether the exam is right for you, the format and content, question styles, study tips, practice resources, and tips for exam day. Let’s get the magic started!

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When Do SAT Subject Test Scores Come Out?

Posted by Rebecca Safier | Aug 27, 2017 12:00:00 PM

SAT Subject Tests

After you take the SAT Subject Tests, you probably want to find out your results right away. You'll have to be a little patient, though, as you may need to wait between two to six weeks to get your scores back. 

We've compiled the exact score delivery dates below, plus some tips on how to track down your scores and what to do next. Read on to find out when you get your SAT Subject Test scores.

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Complete List: Colleges That Require SAT Subject Tests

Posted by Rebecca Safier | Jul 14, 2017 2:30:00 PM

SAT Subject Tests, College Admissions

Does applying to college feel like you're trying to walk through a door, but don't yet have the keys? To gain access, first you need to understand exactly what your colleges require. This can be tricky with the SAT Subject Tests, as colleges have several different policies.

We've compiled a comprehensive list of colleges that require SAT Subject Tests, along with others that recommend or consider them as part of your application. As policies are continually changing, always double check with the school about their standardized testing requirements. Let us know in the comments if we need to make any updates! 

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The Ultimate SAT Spanish Subject Test Study Guide

Posted by Laura Staffaroni | Jul 3, 2017 12:00:00 PM

SAT Subject Tests

Applying to highly selective schools often means submitting SAT Subject Test scores along with your regular SAT or ACT scores. Si español es pan comido para usted, then taking the SAT Spanish Subject Test is a great way to fulfill part of the subject test requirement.

Read this guide to learn more about what’s on the SAT Spanish Subject Test and whether or not you should take it. We’ll go over format, test content, where to find good practice material, and tips to help you when studying and taking the test.

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How Hard Is the SAT Spanish Subject Test?

Posted by Rebecca Safier | May 30, 2017 7:00:00 PM

SAT Subject Tests

 

¿Estudias español? ¿Hablas español en casa? Are you wondering if you should take the SAT Subject Test in Spanish?

Let's review what it covers and how students usually score so you can decide if the SAT Subject Test in Spanish is right for you. First, you have to know what's on the test.

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SAT Subject Test Dates 2017: When Should You Take Them?

Posted by Rebecca Safier | May 1, 2017 2:00:00 PM

SAT Subject Tests

When are you planning to take the SAT Subject Tests? If you answered, "I don't know," you're not alone! It's hard to know when the best time is to fit in the subject tests with the general SAT, your schoolwork, and everything else you've got going on.

Let's take a look at when the SAT Subject Tests are offered and when the best dates are for you to take them. As long as you have a plan, you'll be able to balance these tests with all the other things you're up to in your busy life. 

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SAT Subject Test Math 1 vs Math 2: Which Should I Take?

Posted by Ellen McCammon | Apr 8, 2017 8:30:00 AM

SAT Subject Tests

If you are considering taking SAT Subject Tests, and math is a strong subject for you, you’ll need to decide which SAT Subject Test in math to take.

The College Board offers two Math SAT Subject Tests, aptly named “Math 1” and “Math 2.” (Sometimes these are also written out as Math I and Math II).

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How to Study for SAT Subject Tests: 5 Expert Tips

Posted by Christine Sarikas | Dec 17, 2016 9:00:00 AM

SAT Subject Tests

Are you taking an SAT Subject Test soon and want to know how to be well-prepared on exam day? You've come to the right place! In this guide, I explain everything you need to know about how to study for SAT subject tests, including which exam (or exams) you should take, the five most important steps for preparing for a Subject Test, and additional tips to help you maximize your score.

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SAT Subject Test Dates 2018-2019

Posted by Justin Berkman | May 28, 2016 6:00:00 PM

SAT Subject Tests

At PrepScholar, we pride ourselves on using the best data to keep you posted about upcoming test schedules and registration deadlines. It's essential to plan ahead and choose wisely when selecting Subject Tests and test dates.

You can see the SAT test dates for previous years. Refer to this information to get a general idea of when College Board has its test dates for the SAT and how long after the test you can view your scores. In this article, I’ll give you the SAT Subject Test dates for 2018-2019 and explain what you should consider when choosing your test date and Subject Tests.

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SAT Subject Test Dates 2017-2018

Posted by Justin Berkman | May 28, 2016 5:00:00 PM

SAT Subject Tests

 

PrepScholar utilizes the best data to inform you about upcoming test schedules and registration deadlines. It's crucial to plan ahead and consider multiple factors when selecting test dates and Subject Tests.

Check out the SAT test dates from previous yearsto learn more about when College Board typically offers the SAT and how long before the test date you have to register. In this article, I’ll provide you with the SAT Subject Test dates for 2017-2018 and explain how you should select your test date and Subject Tests.

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SAT Subject Test Dates 2016-2017

Posted by Justin Berkman | May 28, 2016 4:00:00 PM

SAT Subject Tests

At PrepScholar, we use the best data to inform you about what the testing schedule and registration deadlines will look like in the future. When choosing your test date and Subject Tests, there are multiple factors to consider and it is vital to plan ahead.

You can see the SAT test dates for previous years and for 2015-2016 to get an idea of when the tests normally take place and how long after the test dates scores tend to be released. In this article, I’ll give you the SAT Subject Test dates for 2016-2017 and explain what you should consider when picking your test date and Subject Tests.

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Ultimate Study Guide: SAT World History Subject Test

Posted by Samantha Lindsay | Apr 22, 2016 10:00:00 PM

SAT Subject Tests

Subject Tests are required or recommended at the most competitive colleges because they provide a standardized measurement of your expertise in academic areas that interest you. If you're a history buff applying to very selective colleges, you might be considering the SAT Subject Test World History (aka the SAT 2 World History) as one of your options. This guide will help you figure out when to take the test, how the questions are formatted, and how you can study effectively. 

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