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Author: Anika Manzoor

A former High School blogger, Anika now serves as the editor for Magoosh's company and exam blogs. In other words, she spends way too much time scouring the web for the perfect gif for a given post. She's currently an MPP candidate at Harvard University and wants her life back, so if you ever find it, please let her know.

Anika Manzoor

How to Make Yourself Study for the SAT

Very few people would say that they enjoy preparing for the SAT. Well, okay, I was one of them, but only because I trained myself to do so. Whether you’re self-studying or doing assignments for a class or tutor, here’s how to beat procrastination and motivate yourself to reach all your SAT goals.   Follow […]

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SAT Spanish Subject Test

There are a variety of reasons why students would consider taking the SAT Spanish Subject Test. Here’s everything you would need to know about it in a nutshell.

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How Parents Can Help with SAT Prep

Hey there, parents! Here’s a special article for you and how you can help your student have the best SAT test prep experience possible.

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Last Minute SAT Tips

Whether you’re a week, a few short days, or a day away from the SAT, here are some things you can do last minute to optimize your test-taking performance.

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New SAT Essay Example Passage

Here’s a sample essay prompt for the new SAT essay and how to annotate the passage to find supporting details for analyzing the passage’s argument.

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How Many Schools Should I Apply To?

When you ask the experts, they all seem to agree that for most students, five to eight colleges is enough to secure at least one acceptance letter, as long as you are smart about it.

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How Many Times Should a Student Take the SAT?

Ideally, students shouldn’t take the SAT more than 3, maybe 4 times, except under rare circumstances. Read on to find out why.

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New SAT Math Tips: Active Reading on Math

You have might have heard of active reading (underlining and note-taking). But did you know that this skill can come pretty handy on SAT math? It’s true!

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SAT No-Calculator Section Tips

Freaking out about the new no-calculator math section on the SAT? Don’t! Just practice the following strategies and you’ll do great!

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SAT fees: How much does the SAT cost?

The SAT has a mandatory registration fee of $43 for the test without the essay and $54.50 for the test with the essay. There may be additional costs as well.

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