SAT Subject Tests

SAT Subject Tests

Not all schools require the SAT subject tests, but taking and doing well on them might help you stand out among other applicants.

If you want to get admitted to an elite school, you will need to be sure to choose the right SAT subject tests to take and get a great score. These tests are usually an hour, and many top colleges like to see that you’ve taken at least two. The SAT subject tests can help you to make your applications stronger by letting you showcase your skills in a few areas. The most elite schools also either strongly recommend or require these tests, making it very important for you to do well on them. Preparation is key to gaining the top scores on the SAT subject tests. When you hire an expert tutor from Going Ivy, you may be able to improve your scores so that you earn the highest scores of which you are capable.

SAT Subject Prep with the Going Ivy Difference

The team at Going Ivy is made up of world-class tutors and college admissions counselors who have graduated from the top colleges in the U.S. When you choose Going Ivy for your SAT subject test tutoring, you will be working with some of the top scholars from the leading schools in the country. Our SAT subject test tutors are both subject-matter experts and terrific communicators, allowing you to learn the information and to retain it more easily. Our tutors can help you with all of the subject tests, including the following:

  • Korean with listening subject test
  • Japanese with listening subject test
  • Latin subject test
  • Modern Hebrew subject test
  • German with listening subject test
  • German subject test
  • Italian subject test
  • Chinese with listening subject test
  • French with listening subject test
  • French subject test
  • Spanish with listening subject test
  • Spanish subject test
  • U.S. history and world history subject tests
  • English literature subject test
  • Physics subject test
  • Chemistry subject test
  • Biology E/M subject test
  • Math level 1 and level 2 subject tests

Why It’s Important to Get SAT Subject Test Tutoring

There are many colleges that take SAT subject tests into considerations when they are making admissions decisions. Even if the school that you are applying to does not expressly require the tests, taking and doing well on the subject tests might help you to stand out among other applicants. These tests might also be used by the schools to place you in advanced courses so that you are able to skip the introductory ones or fulfill requirements outright.

It is important that you aim for the highest score that you can on your SAT subject tests. In general, you should try to obtain a score that is in line with the percentile you received on your SAT or ACT. You should also make certain that you know which tests to take. Many highly selective schools either require or recommend that students take a math subject test along with one or two other subjects. You should understand that it’s better for you to take the math level 2 subject test than the math level 1 test, however. A highly selective college may not be very impressed by a good score on the level 1 exam. When you come to Going Ivy, you can get help from your SAT subject test tutor with choosing the tests that you should take and preparing for them. The subject tests may not directly correspond to the SAT or the ACT sections, but research has shown that students who choose to take SAT subject tests receive average SAT scores that are 100 points higher than students who do not take the subject tests.

The Going Ivy Difference

While there are a great number of books to help you prepare for the SAT subject tests and many tutors advertising their services, Going Ivy is the industry leader for multiple reasons. We use a results-driven approach that is focused on helping you to obtain the best scores and ultimately, to get into the schools of your choice. Our expert tutors are the best available. We work one-on-one with you, providing you with a tailored plan to help you garner the greatest improvements. We are able to create individualized plans by conducting a thorough review of you, your learning style, your needs and your strengths. Our tutors work to help you tap into your own motivation so that you are excited and engaged in learning the material, and confident when you walk into the testing room.

We have tutors who are on the ground and able to meet with you at the location of your choice or at one of our tutoring centers. We also offer SAT subject test tutoring via video conference from some tutors who are currently attending such schools as Stanford, Princeton and Harvard, which allows you to also see a little of what living on an elite campus is like. Because we understand how busy high school students are, we are flexible with our scheduling. We are also able to answer your questions by email, text or phone 24 hours per day and seven days per week.

Call Going Ivy Today

Contact the team at Going Ivy to schedule your consultation today. You will be able to learn more about how our SAT subject test tutors might be able to help you with your preparation. During your consultation, you can expect us to ask you a number of questions, which are simply meant to provide us with some information about you so that we can use to design your personalized plan. We offer no-obligation, free consultations. Call us today so that we can get started.

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