Although much has been written comparing and contrasting the New and Old SAT, the New SAT and the ACT, and every other conceivable combination, there’s been relatively little discussion of the behind-the-scenes repercussions of having a brand new test.
I am going to tell you that you shouldn’t worry too much about the New SAT, that you might actually use this situation to your advantage. How? Check out the tips below.
Unlike the old SAT in which the concepts varied over tests, the New SAT is very specific about exactly the types of questions that you’ll see on test day. While this knowledge might seem academic, knowing how often a certain concept pops up will help you prioritize your prep time.
Check out the video for some expert tips to help you absolutely crush, demolish, devastate, annihilate the New SAT Reading test.
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Since we work in the test prep world, we spend a lot of time looking at test prep options for students, so we know that a lot of stuff out there is not all that great, or it’s really expensive and therefore not accessible to all students.
So how is a student to choose? Here’s some important advice on what to look for in an online test prep product.
PSAT Subject Areas The PSAT tests lots of smaller topics under the umbrella of three larger “tests” (don’t worry, you take them at the same time—you probably just think of them as sections): the Reading Test, the Writing and Language Test, and the Math Test. The Reading Test There are two things to consider […]
Parallelism is important on the SAT. It will help you employ commas more efficiently and understand how sentences are constructed.
The new SAT is three hours long, plus 50 minutes for the optional essay. Test takers are allowed one 10-minute and one five-minute break.
The highest score on the Redesigned SAT is now 1600, not 2400. But there’s more to the story; here’s what you need to know about highest scores on the SAT.