Frequently Asked Questions

The SAT is intended to forecast a student’s ability to perform in his or her first year in college. SAT is  intended to pave way for high school graduate or graduands to gain entry into college. SAT is a precursor to gaining entry into most tertiary institutions/colleges/universities.It consists of two portions, one measuring students mathematical skills and the other their verbal skills.

The SAT opens doors to College and scholarships. It is an admission test accepted by all U.S. colleges and some Canadian and European universities as well.

There is no age limit to taking the SAT.

Test results are released 2 weeks after taking the Test. Varcity will assign you a consultant to assist with school applications at a very affordable fee.

In Ghana, Tests are taken in Accra and Kumasi.

High School result and a valid ID (example Passport) are required to register and sit for the SAT.

At Varcity Learning Centre, practice is the name of the game. We simulate the exam atmosphere and assist you practice your way to victory.

It depends on the ability of the student. However, a 3 month period can be enough to prepare one to ace the Test.

It is composed of two parts: English and Maths, and an optional Essay section.

The English section (officially known as the Evidence-Based Reading and Writing section) tests your reading and grammar skills. The Maths section tests your basic maths skills in topics like Algebra and Trigonometry.

The SAT is a 3-hour paper taken in a day.

The SAT score is based out of 1600 points – 800 points for the Math section and 800 points for Evidence-Based Reading and Writing. The optional essay will receive a separate score.

It is held 4 times in a calendar year for students taking the Tests outside the United States.

It is held 6 times in the US.

You can write the Test as many times as you wish.

Your SAT score is valid for 5 years. Within this timeframe, you can apply to an unlimited number of schools with your Test results.