Trying to master SAT verbal? You’ll need a great SAT vocabulary! Check out our list of 100+ SAT vocab words for the top SAT words you’ll need on the test.
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Wondering how to improve your SAT score by 300 points? What about 500 points? This comprehensive post breaks down the steps you should take (and some good resources you can use) to get the SAT score of your dreams next time you take the test!
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.
The New SAT Reading will include some new types of questions, called Command of Evidence questions. Here’s a look at them!
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 […]
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:
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 […]
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.
If you are at all familiar with the SAT Reading test, you probably know that the passages vary in difficulty. You might breeze through some of them and then be sweating bullets through others not having any idea what the heck the last paragraph was talking about. This is ok. This is what makes the SAT hard, and you should know that there are a lot of other students struggling along right beside you. But, if you are prepared, there can be a huge difference between you and these other freaked-out students gnawing off their pencil erasers around you, and that is, the level of panic you experience when you encounter a difficult reading passage. Knowing what to expect can help you make strategic decisions about which passages to do first.