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Category: SAT

Nadira Berman

SAT Test Timeline: When and How to Prepare

When you should you start thinking about the SAT? How should you begin preparing? Here’s a timeline to help you plan your studying.

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Minh Nguyen

3 Reasons Why You’re Struggling With the New SAT Math

Strategies that work for a certain test or math quiz don’t work quite as well for the new SAT Math test. Here’s why you may be struggling with the new SAT.

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Thomas Broderick

Who Should Take SAT Subject Tests?

With so much emphasis put on the SAT and ACT, it’s easy to forget all about the SAT Subject Tests. In this article, I’ll take you through the basics about the Subject Tests and hopefully convince you to take a few before applying to college. If you still have questions at the end of my […]

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Nadira Berman

SAT Subject Tests: Easy to Hard

Trying to figure out which SAT subject test to take? You may want to consider which tests are easiest and which are the most challenging. After all, you want to perform well on the tests so that admissions advisors will see the highest scores. However, colleges also want to see that you’re challenging yourself, so […]

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Chris Lele

SAT Mental Math: Multiplying Tips | Video Post

The new SAT Math test (with its no calculator section) requires you to flex your mental math muscles. Here’s a better way to multiply numbers in your head.

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Emily Faison

SAT Testing Waitlist

If you wake up in a cold sweat in the middle of the night because you completely forgot to register for the SAT, take a deep breath! You might still be able to squeeze in on the waitlist. Do I need to sign up for the standby waitlist? First of all, you don’t actually need […]

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Anika Manzoor

10 Ways to Improve SAT Score

SAT success is just as much about how you approach studying as it is about what you study. Let’s look at 10 ways to improve your SAT score.

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Elizabeth Peterson

Complete Guide to New SAT Essay Scores

The new SAT has a brand new Essay section! The essay is now designed to allow you, the student, to show off those analysis and essay-crafting skills you’ve been building in English class. You will have 50 minutes to read a passage and then write an essay analyzing how the author makes his or her […]

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Anika Manzoor

New SAT Essay Response, Score of 2

This is the final post in a series of 4 posts about a new SAT essay prompt. Read on to see an example of an essay that would score a 2.

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Anika Manzoor

New SAT Essay Response, Score of 4

Here’s an example of what a 4-point essay looks like for the new SAT essay. This is part 3 of a series of 4 sample essays for on a new SAT essay prompt.

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