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Category: About the SAT

Chris Lele

Should I Wait to Take the New SAT?

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.

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Chris Lele

New SAT Math Overview

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.

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Chris Lele

New SAT Video: Tips to CRUSH New SAT Reading Test

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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Thomas Broderick

Test Anxiety on the ACT or SAT

Test anxiety can prevent you from getting a good score on the ACT or SAT. In this article, learn how to defeat it.

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Kristin Fracchia

How to Choose the Best Online Test Prep for the SAT or ACT

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.

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Rachel Kapelke-Dale

What Subject Areas Does the PSAT Measure?

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 […]

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Chris Lele

Parallel Structure — SAT Grammar Fundamentals

Parallelism is important on the SAT. It will help you employ commas more efficiently and understand how sentences are constructed.

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Nadira Berman

How Long is the SAT?

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.

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Rachel Kapelke-Dale

What is the Highest Score on the New SAT?: A Q&A

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.

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Jon Chang

Meet Jon Chang, our newest blogger!

Hello everyone! I’m Jon Chang, and I’m the latest addition to Magoosh’s SAT and ACT blogging squad. If you feel lost at sea the minute you open your review books, I’m there to be your navigator. It only seems fair that you should get to know me a little bit, so you know I won’t […]

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