Course SummaryThe Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) is used by institutions in Australia to assist with the process of selecting students for various academic programs. This course can improve your understanding of topics covered in the test through concise and engaging lessons, multiple-choice quizzes, and a practice exam.
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About This Course
Taking this course can help prepare you for the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) by strengthening your understanding of topics involving verbal/critical and quantitative reasoning. You'll review language comprehension, essay writing, problem solving, and more. Our information-packed video lessons and self-assessment quizzes are organized by topic and easy to follow. You can use this course as a quick way to refresh your memory of the following:
- Effective use of verbal and critical reasoning skills
- Comprehending language and using it in essay writing
- Writing and structuring different types of essays
- Analyzing and interpreting passages, sets, charts, and graphs
- Rules and tips for use of punctuation, spelling, and grammar
- Quantitative problem-solving and mathematical principles
About the Exam
The Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) is used throughout Australia for admissions into a range of institutions. Each individual institution determines who is required to take the STAT. The test is two hours, plus ten minutes for reading time. There are 70 multiple-choice questions; half are verbal/critical reasoning questions and the other half are quantitative reasoning questions.
Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) Preparation and Registration
This course allows you to study for the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) at your convenience and desired pace. You can also tailor your studies and focus only on specific subjects. The short and effective lessons in this course help to make sure you understand topics covered by the STAT. The assessment quizzes measure your knowledge of key topics and can also be printed so that you can study offline. Each chapter is accompanied by a practice exam, which can serve as an additional way to assess your knowledge, understanding, and readiness for the test.
Test registration is through the organization listed for your state, which can be found on the Australian Council for Educational Research website. Testing sites are available throughout Australia, and testing for candidates outside of Australia is available by remote proctoring.
Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) is a registered trademark of the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER), which is not affiliated with Study.com.
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