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Category: SAT Strategies

Kristin Fracchia

Guide to Retaking the SAT

Alright, you’re in. You’re going to retake the SAT. Maybe you are going in with the dogged determination of Katniss Everdeen challenging President Snow. Or, literally, like this dog: Maybe you’re being dragged in kicking and screaming. Either way, you’re in. (Or maybe you’re not! In which case, check out our post Should I Retake […]

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Ronke Aderonmu

Last Minute SAT Tips – Twitter Edition

Soooooooo, there’s an SAT coming up this Saturday. That means you have 2 days left to gracefully round off your months of test preparation…or to stuff in as much SAT material as your brain can handle. Regardless of which boat you fall into, I’ve pulled together some of my favorite tweets to encourage you in […]

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Maddi Lee

Speed Reading: How It Can Help You Ace SAT Critical Reading

The critical reading section of the SAT can be especially terrifying if you’re a slow reader. With so many passages to analyze and so many questions to answer, this section can quickly become overwhelming. But, despair not! For all you slow readers out there, there is alas a solution! No. No, it’s not pizza. Not […]

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Ronke Aderonmu

2 Days Before the SAT

We’re leaving together, But still it’s farewell And maybe we’ll come back, To earth, who can tell? I guess there is no one to blame We’re leaving ground Will things ever be the same again? It’s the final countdown The final countdown It’s like the band Europe knew exactly what you’d feel like 2 days […]

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Lucas Fink

The 5 Worst Things that Can Happen During Your SAT

Hey, who doesn’t enjoy revelling in a little bit of horror every now and then? Disasters, or even just near disasters are mesmerizing… Right? So here’s a relatively productive way (*shudder*) to run through all your worst nightmares…well, your worst nightmares for your SAT, as least. We’re not going to delve into the dreams this […]

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Lucas Fink

Should I Retake the SAT?

If you’re taking the SAT, there’s a pretty good chance you’re going to take it twice—once at the end of junior year and once at the start of senior year. If you’ve only taken it once so far, going through the test again might sound about as pleasant as an leisurely afternoon of waterboarding (not […]

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Cassidy Mayeda

SAT Essay Theme: Relationships

Welcome to the next installment in our 10 post series of SAT Essay Theme Guides! No, for once in your young adult lives we ARE NOT TALKING ABOUT LOVE. We are talking about communication styles, power/respect dynamics, and how people react in groups. So you can drop all your essay ideas based on Romeo and […]

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Rita Neumann

What to Bring to the SAT

Fear of the unknown is a big cause of pre-SAT stress. But it doesn’t have to be. The SAT is a known entity! Many of us have taken it (multiple times) and we have wisdom to share. So, if you’re stressed because you don’t know what to expect on Saturday, you’re not alone. Let us […]

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Cassidy Mayeda

SAT Essay Theme: Heroes & Role Models

Welcome to the fourth post in our SAT Essay Theme series! We are mixing things up and posting this week’s installment on Wednesday instead of Tuesday. I know – we’re wild and crazy kids. Enjoy! Are the only heroes you’ve ever looked up to Avengers characters? The only inspirational quotes you’ve ever written down are […]

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Maddi Lee

Food for Thought: Maximizing Mental Performance Through Your Diet

No matter how many study tips you research, none of them will matter if you’re working on an empty stomach! Eating the right food and having the right eating habits can do wonders for your productivity. You really are what you eat! Well, okay. Maybe not.   Why is eating right so important anyways? According […]

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