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Q: What are the differences between the SAT and the ACT? A: The ACT has a Science section that the SAT doesn’t have. The SAT has a fill in the blank vocabulary section and short reading passages that the ACT doesn’t have. Otherwise, the tests are similar in content. The way the tests are graded are also different. On the ACT, students get credit for every question they get right whereas the SAT counts off a fraction of a point for each wrong answer. The ACT is a curriculum-based test, which means it covers the information that was offered in high school. Unlike the SAT, the ACT is not an aptitude test with questions that concern problem-solving or reasoning skills. Q: Could you give us a breakdown of each test? A: The SAT takes almost 4 hours to complete. The breakdown is as follows: SAT Writing 25 minutes Essay 25 minutes - 35 questions (improving sentences and paragraphs, identifying sentence errors) 10 minutes - 14 questions (improving... read more

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