Timing & Pacing
Information provided by www.kaptest.com
Since the SAT is three hours long,
it is, above all, a test of endurance. Just as a runner trains differently
for a marathon than for a sprint, so should you train for the long
haul on the SAT. If you get stuck or a question looks too time-consuming,
skip it and return to it later. Because the SAT is a long distance
race, timing and pacing will be key to your success.
The bad news about timing
* You will not have as much time
as you would like to answer all the questions on the SAT
* You will encounter words and math
content that you either do not know or find very difficult.
The good news about SAT timing
* You do not have to answer every
question to get a great score on the SAT
* You can make strategic decisions
about how to use your time that will help you to maximize your
You don't have to answer every question in a section to get
a good score on the SAT. If you can't eliminate any answer choices,
it is better to skip a question than to guess blindly.