SAT test in Biology
Measure knowledge of Biology at a college-preparatory level with either an ecological emphasis (Biology E) or a molecular emphasis (Biology M).
How to Choose Biology E or M
Biology E test: take Biology E if you feel more comfortable answering questions pertaining to biological communities, populations, and energy flow.
Biology M test: take Biology M if you feel more comfortable answering questions pertaining to biochemistry, cellular structure and processes, such as respiration and photosynthesis.
Both Biology E and M have
- 80 multiple-choice questions
- 60 of 80 questions are common to both Biology E and M, followed by 20 specialized questions for each section
Questions may require you to
- recall and understand the major concepts of biology and to apply the principles
- organize and interpret results obtained by observation and experimentation
- draw conclusions or make inferences from experimental data, including data presented in graphic or tabular form
- solve problems with simple numerical calculations using the metric system
- One-year college preparatory course in biology (either a general survey course, or one with emphasis in ecology or molecular biology)
- One-year course in algebra (or one year of an integrated math sequence)
- Experience in the laboratory
When does the SAT Test in Biology take place?
Testing dates are available: http://sat.collegeboard.com/register
Where can I take the test?
In Finland: Helsinki School of Economics (HSE)
In Estonia: Tallinn University of Technology (TUT) http://www.eac.ttu.ee
In other countries: please find the closest representative here http://sat.collegeboard.org/register/find-representatives
How to register for the SAT Test in Biology?
• go to the website: http://sat.collegeboard.com/register
• create a collegeboard.com user account
• to complete your SAT registration online you must have one of the following credit cards: Visa, Mastercard, Discover or American Express.
If you miss the late registration deadline, you may be able to take the SAT as a standby. Test centers accept standbys in the order of their arrival, only if they have enough space, testing materials, and staff—so there is no guarantee that you'll be admitted to the test. You will not be admitted until all pre-registered test-takers have been seated. There is also an additional fee (36.50$) for standby registration.
Scores of SAT test in Biology will be available on the web around 3 weeks after the test. If you have a collegeboard.com user account you can view your scores online. Paper scores arrive around 6 weeks after the testing day.
Score recipient code for the University of Tartu
Please note that only official score reports sent straight from the testing centre are accepted. The score recipient code for the University of Tartu is 6424.
Further information on the test is available on http://sat.collegeboard.com