HOW IS THE CONTENT OF THE SAT EXAM?
The exam consists of four parts: Reading – Writing + Language + Math 1 (No Calculate) – Math 2 (Calculate). The number of questions in these sections is 52 - 44 - 20 - 38, respectively. The duration of the exam is three hours. Then, an optional 50-minute essay writing time is given. Only some universities require essays. In the multiple-choice exam, wrong answers do not affect the correct answers. The minimum score is 400 and the maximum score is 1600. The result of each test varies between 200-800 points. Foreign students are exempted from the composition section in their applications to universities within the borders of Turkey.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT SAT
Standard curves are of great importance for the SAT exam. That's because the standard curves for every SAT exam are not the same. In the exam held in December, you can get 930 with 55 correct answers, while you can get 970 with 50 correct answers in the exam in March. Exam results are announced within an average of 15 working days. In some cases, this period reaches 25 working days. Results are announced on collegeboard.org.
WHICH UNIVERSITIES ACCEPT FOREIGN STUDENTS BY SAT EXAM?
Many universities in Turkey accept foreign students with the SAT exam. Boğaziçi University, Istanbul Technical University, Yıldız Technical University, Hacettepe University, Bilkent University, Koç University, Sabancı University, Middle East Technical University (METU), Gazi University can be given as examples of universities that accept foreign students with SAT scores. Leading public and private universities in Turkey base their admissions on SAT scores instead of YÖS. A good SAT score is very important for foreign students who want to study in Turkey.
WHAT ARE AP EXAMS?
Another type of exam that universities in Turkey take into account in the admission of foreign students is the AP (Advanced Placement Program). It is organized by the AP College Board. AP exams are held once a year. Exam results are evaluated out of 5. There is also a scoring system with letters. If your high school does not give AP, you can get AP from another school.
WHAT IS THE CONTENT OF AP EXAMS?
The exam consists of two parts. In the first part, multiple choice questions are asked. In the second part, the student is asked to create their own answers. He is expected to write an article or find a solution to a problem. The exam takes 2-3 hours on average.
HOW MUCH IS THE AP EXAM FEE?
AP Exam fees vary between 95-200 USD.