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Category: SAT Practice

Lucas Fink

SAT Identifying Sentence Errors Answers and Explanations

Let’s go through the answers to those identifying sentence error questions. Remember that this isn’t just about checking whether or not you got the right answers. It’s about understanding how you should get there. When you take the SAT, you should analyze each underlined section in a different way, depending on what part of the […]

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Lucas Fink

SAT Math Practice: Geometry Challenge

Below is a question that integrates some of the SAT’s favorite areas of geometry with some of the more difficult skills tested—specifically, it’s about dealing with 3D objects. This is a classic example of how the SAT makes a question more difficult. By integrating more than one topic into the question, the test-makers make more […]

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Lucas Fink

SAT Improving Paragraphs Practice Questions

Here’s some practice with SAT improving paragraphs questions. Remember not to spend too much time reading the passage—you only need to get the gist of it. After you skim it, use the questions to guide you through the reading passage to the pieces you should be focusing on. Remember to watch for common SAT grammar […]

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Lucas Fink

SAT Critical Reading Mini Practice

How confident are you in your SAT critical reading skills? This passage may not be the most exciting thing to read, but that’ll be true on your SAT, too—that’s not the point! Your goal is to understand the structure, function, and implication of the information you’re given. Take some notes, and don’t forget to refer […]

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Lucas Fink

SAT Practice Tests

One of the key differences between preparing for the SAT from home with Magoosh and in a classroom is full, monitored practice tests. They’re mind-numbingly long and there’s no instruction during them, so a lot of people are happy to skip them. Might as well spend that time learning test skills and tricks, right? Well, […]

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Chris Lele

Prepping for the SAT This Summer?

The SAT is like any other skill. The more you practice, the better you get. You may very well have taken advantage of this principle by taking an SAT summer class, hiring a tutor, or tackling the test yourself. If so, there all still some important points to remember so you don’t get discourage or […]

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Chris Lele

How to Take a Practice SAT Test

The College Board, the creators of the SAT, releases a book of ten practice tests. Many students wisely use this book, as it contains actual questions from the SAT. As somebody who teaches the SAT, the book is the bible and offers the best practice out there. Simply going through each test will not translate […]

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Chris Lele

Building Your SAT Reading Muscle

Imagine your brain as a group of muscles.  One of these muscles is called the reading muscle. Like any muscle, the reading muscle can very easily become weak and flaccid–if you don’t use it. Now imagine trying to lift 150 pounds over your head. That would take quite a lot of muscle. Reading muscle-wise, the […]

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Chris Lele

10 Most Difficult SAT Questions

Think you can handle the toughest, most diabolical questions in Magoosh SAT and New SAT Prep? Give them a shot, then leave a comment letting us know how you did!

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