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Category: SAT Reading Section

Emily Faison

New SAT Reading Quiz

Get a good sense of what to expect on the SAT Reading Test with the questions on this new SAT Reading quiz!

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David Recine

SAT Reading Multiple Choice Strategies, Part 3: Structure of Writing Questions

In this post, we’ll look at strategies for choosing the right answers in SAT Reading questions that test your knowledge of the structure of writing.

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Elizabeth Peterson

The New SAT: A New Type of Reading Question

The New SAT Reading will include some new types of questions, called Command of Evidence questions. Here’s a look at them!

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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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Chris Lele

New SAT Video: High Utility Academic Words Part III

Click here for Part 1 of this series and here for Part 2. New SAT Vocabulary High Utility Words Part III Here are some more useful words that are likely to pop up in either the reading or the writing section of the SAT. They are useful words that every high schooler should know the […]

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Chris Lele

Will the SAT Reading Be More Difficult?

Reaction to New York Times article: “New, Reading-Heavy SAT Has Students Worried” To say that the reading section is getting more difficult is grossly simplifying what is actually happening. The reason people might be thinking that the new test is harder, is that it will include one passage taken from a pre-20th century text (whether […]

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Kristin Fracchia

About the New SAT Reading Passages

What kind of passages are you going to encounter on the new SAT Reading test? Tests are always way less nerve-wracking when you know what to expect, so let’s talk a little bit about Redesigned SAT Reading in general:

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Chris Lele

New SAT Video: High Utility Academic Words Part II

  SAT Vocabulary: High-Utility Academic Words Part II (Letter A) Click here for Part I of this video series! What is high utility? Basically, words that you need to know for college. In fact you may even know these words. You might not know, however, how to define them. And I don’t mean, “uh, it […]

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Kristin Fracchia

The New SAT Reading Paired Passage

There will always be one paired passage on every New SAT Reading Test. Here are the specific question types you’ll see and the strategies you should use.

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Kristin Fracchia

New SAT Reading Command of Evidence Questions

Ever get a graded essay back from your English teacher and it’s bleeding red with passive-aggressive questions such as “Examples?” “Support?” “Evidence for this?” “How do you know?” or the backhanded compliment, “Interesting arguments, but they need support”?

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