Word Unscramble – 3-points each 1. I.D. Mary 2. Mantle (and it’s not mental) 3. Vector 4. Date once (there’s a story here!) Hangman 5. A word meaning not giving up (3 pts.) ___ E ___ ___ C I ___ ___ S 6. A word meaning having mixed emotions (3 pts.) ___ ___ […]
Hey Magooshers! Need some upbeat tunes to help you study for the SAT? The Magoosh team put together a playlist of our favorite study break, dance party, burn off some steam songs … Take a listen! Like what you hear or have suggestions for our next playlist? Let us know by leaving a comment […]
Some students need a trial run to understand just how challenging the SAT really is. Taking the SAT a second time is just fine, as long as you learn from past mistakes. Ali Sewalt, from NextStepU.com, is here with some helpful advice. When it comes to standardized testing like the SAT & ACT, testing twice […]
1. Do not use “I” Let me say it loud and clear: it is okay to use “I” in your essay. So what’s with the big hullabaloo over “I”? Well, at some point you had a well-meaning English teacher who, with stern brow, wrote in all caps on the board that you should never use […]
Below you’ll find a list of the absolute best SAT Reading tips out there to help you crush the new SAT, starting with our top 5 strategies for the test. Keep reading on for our advice on how to avoid common wrong answers on the SAT, special tips for the vocabulary in context questions, and finally how to use the varying difficulty level of SAT reading passages to your advantage. Consider this your COMPLETE GUIDE to SAT Reading success!
On the new SAT essay, you have 50 minutes to read a passage and write an essay on it. Here’s what to look for and how to write the essay to get a good score.
In these last several pages, you’ve probably learned several surprising facts (and I’m not just talking about the fact that someone would actually name a bunch of smart kids “termites”, after “Term”an, of course). Not to be outdone on the “surprise index” is the following tidbit: every question on the SAT is worth the same […]
This is a big question. The answer depends who you are as a student: Where do you want to attend college? How big of a score improvement are you looking for? How do you study? Let’s break it down:
Knowing this rule–or principle as it is called–will make certain questions on the SAT much, much easier. Before I tell you the rule though, let’s take a look at the following scenario. Jane has white socks, red socks, and black socks (she must be a baseball fan!). Additionally, she has four different shoes: tennis, basketball, […]
You can breathe a sigh of relief—the conclusion is the least important part of your SAT essay. You are merely recapping what you already said. In other words, you don’t want to say anything you haven’t already said in your essay. Can it really be that simple? Yes and no. Yes, if you are running […]