So here’s the big news: on the new SAT math section there will be trigonometry, imaginary numbers, and lots of heavy-duty algebra. The SAT even has a nifty name to encapsulate all these new comers to the test: Passport to Advanced Math.
The New SAT Verbal Section: 1. No more vocabulary-heavy questions There is a section called Sentence Completions. It has long been the bane of those who struggle at vocabulary. Well, those questions will no longer be a part of the new test. Words like esoteric, perfunctory, and misanthrope will no longer be required SAT studying. […]
How can I start studying for the redesigned SAT now? Sure, the test won’t debut until March 2016, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t start prepping now. Indeed, you might even want to get a sense of what the new test looks like and how you’ll likely do on it, if you are wondering whether […]
Scoring on the new SAT has gotten both simpler and a whole lot more complicated. But let’s start with the simple first. The test is no longer out of 2400 but is out of 1600.
Many of you probably already know that the SAT is changing this March, the last “current SAT” being administered in January. But many might be wondering “why”? Is there something wrong with the current test? If so, what? Is the new SAT an improvement on these things? An improvement overall?
A little over a year ago, the College Board announced that the SAT would undergo its greatest change in 30 years. At the time, we were offered only high-level descriptions of the redesigned test and a few sample questions—speculation was rife. Now, the new test has been revealed in its entirety, the College Board releasing […]
One of the ways in which the SAT math is changing—and this is a big change—is that there are only four answer choices on the redesigned test. Wait? That’s the big change? Well, I should add that the three wrong answers out of those four are pretty wrong. In other words, there aren’t really sneaky […]
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