SAT
Stands for Scholastic Assessment Test. This test is required by most colleges, though some will accept the ACT instead. The SAT has come under much controversy, especially because so much weight is put on how well a student does on a single test. Many opponents of the exam have said that many students are creative, but cannot perform well on standardized tests. Also, it is now popularly believed that wealthy students can "buy" their SAT score. Many hire the best programs and tutors that money can afford to get high scores. As a result, there is a notable difference between races and social classes in their SAT scores.

However, the SAT was revised as of 2005. Previously, the Math and Verbal SAT were on a scale of 800 (the scale starts at 200) separately, people often stated their score out of 1600, adding together both scores. The new SAT has many changes. Firstly, it has three catagories: Math, Critical Reading, and Writing, and therefore ones' total score would be out of 2400 rather than 1600. Also, the infamous analogies, a section that was particularly dreaded by high school juniors and seniors, have been removed. Finally, components of the SAT II: Writing have been combined, including the 25 minute essay. This section has been criticized as well, especially because only two graders read it once (Each grades on a scale of 0-6, and those two numbers are added together).

The SAT is resented by many students and in recent years the ACT has become more popular, because of its more straight-forward testing approach. However, at the moment the SAT is still needed to apply to many colleges.
The SAT is a test that many people feel to be an unfair way to judge the worth of a student.
by Diana August 22, 2005
SAT
An exam that everyone in their Junior year of high school in the United States has to take in order to enter college. It's purpose is to keep the black kids out.
SAT results:
Percentage of blacks in High School: 45.8%
Percentage of blacks in College: 0.0%
by SubtleRacist February 07, 2009
Acronym for Socially Acceptable Tourette's Syndrome. A less recognized, but much more common variation of traditional Tourette's Syndrome. People who suffer from (/enjoy) SATS are prone to sudden, seemingly involuntary outbursts of excited profanity when suddenly excited or irritated. SATS episodes are almost always non-violent and the people having SATS don't have nervous tics or involuntary spasms, though occasional growling, laughing, or light screaming is not uncommon.
"Dude, what the fuck!? Why won't this assfaced-fucktarded piece-o-shit page muthafuckin up-fuckin-load?! ...grrrr.... fuckityfuckfuckfuck!" ~SATS
by Munky! September 27, 2008
Suck Ass Test, a hard or pointless test
Some kid after math class: That was a S-A-T.
by My name goes here? October 18, 2005
SAT
And acronym for -Stinky Ass Turd-
John was being a total SAT at the party last night...
by NatSwa October 19, 2010
S-Socially
A-Awkward
T-Teenager

These are people in high school who are losers who have no friends and can't get girls because their too busy playing world of warcraft
Mike-Hey who's that kid?
Paul-Oh thats Peter.
Mike-Why have I never heard of him before?
Paul-He's a S.A.T., no one cares.
Mike-well he must play WoW.
Paul-No Shit!
by joemama113 January 07, 2010
Slutty Ass Teenager Status. Usually making fun of people who think they're grown and hot shit. (;
GWS?! Nahh, I think SATS!
by McNasty, Mama Cass, Emi May 13, 2011
SAT
A test you take in high school that could possibly be the largest single factor in whether a university accepts you or not. It has three sections: Reading, Math, and Writing. The range of possible scores on each is 200 - 800, for a possible cumulative score of 600 - 2400 on all three sections. The average score in each section is roughly 500 and the average total is roughly 1500. The test is taken early on a Saturday morning (say, 4 or 5 hours before you would even wake up on a normal Saturday) and you must be at your mental peak for it. Scores are received about two weeks later and then sent to the colleges you're applying to. Most students dread the SAT but they do not appreciate the amount of control over their admission chances that it gives students even in the late phases of high school when their GPAs can't be changed much.
Tom: You just took the SAT? That sucks! I hate that test!

George: Well my good friend Tom, I actually love the SAT. See, my GPA has never been so hot but after putting in a few weekends of work on SAT preparation now I can get a great score and go to a great university anyways.
by Triton34 June 27, 2013
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