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Category: SAT Study Tips

Chris Lele

SAT Passport to Advanced Math, Part I

SAT Passport to Advanced Math questions test the skills that lead into the stuff you’ll be doing in calculus and pre-calculus. Check out these practice questions!

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Nadira Berman

The Best And Worst Study Spots

Where you study plays a very big role in how well you study. In some locations, you can be extremely productive, while in others you end up sleeping, being distracted, or just getting in a bad mood. Here are great spots to work in, and spots to avoid at all costs.

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Chris Lele

Strategies for New SAT Math

Here are some of the test prep strategies that will help you succeed at Redesigned SAT Math.

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Jon Chang

Tips for SAT Subject Test Math 1

Here’s a few tips you can take with you to get the best score you can on the Math SAT Subject Tests.

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Thomas Broderick

Meet Thomas!

Good morning, afternoon, or evening, depending on when you might be. My name is Thomas, and I’m a new member of the Magoosh ACT/SAT blogging team. As you might read my future blog posts for advice, allow me to introduce myself. I am a Californian by birth, and though I currently live in the North […]

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Elizabeth Peterson

Meet Elizabeth, Our Newest Blogger!

Hi there! I’m Elizabeth, Magoosh’s newest SAT/ACT blogger. I’m so excited to be writing for Magoosh and helping students along the nerve-wracking journey to college.   Just so we’re not strangers, let me tell you a little about myself. I was born in Mexico City, and my parents are American and English, so I am […]

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Kristin Fracchia

How to Choose the Best Online Test Prep for the SAT or ACT

Since we work in the test prep world, we spend a lot of time looking at test prep options for students, so we know that a lot of stuff out there is not all that great, or it’s really expensive and therefore not accessible to all students.
So how is a student to choose? Here’s some important advice on what to look for in an online test prep product.

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Chris Lele

Parallel Structure — SAT Grammar Fundamentals

Parallelism is important on the SAT. It will help you employ commas more efficiently and understand how sentences are constructed.

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Chris Lele

Retaking the SAT

Studying for an SAT Retake First off, you need to ask yourself: what could I have done better. Now I’m not talking about a catch-all explanation (“I was tired” or “my pacing was off”). I want you to think of this as a crime-scene investigation, the kind you see in T.V. procedurals in which every […]

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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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