Like all sections of the SAT, the essay is designed to measure your college readiness and ability to practically apply the knowledge and skills you have learned in high school.
Essays measure three key skills - reading, analysis, and writing.
Greater awareness of this growing problem is of crucial importance, because all three of these diseases are completely preventable for at least 95 percent of people who suffer them; the preventative cure is simply a matter of changing diet.
This globalization of diet-related illness is occurring due to the influence the United States exerts on the world at large.
If you choose to participate in this part of the exam, you will be given 50 minutes to read the passage provided and write an analytical essay.
Some schools require applicants to submit essay scores so, to determine whether or not you need to take this section of the exam, check the admission requirements of the colleges and universities to which you plan to apply.
Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level.
If you want to practice the new SAT essay, good news! On the New SAT, the essay requires you to read a persuasive passage and then respond to it.
Each essay is reviewed by two people, who will score each section on a scale of 1 (inadequate) to 4 (advanced).
The two reviewers' scores are added together to provide a final score that ranges from 2 to 8.