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Category: SAT Study Tips

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

How to Study for an SAT Makeup Test

A “makeup” SAT is not the same as an SAT retake. “Makeup” is reserved for those instances in which testing centers have to close. For those students signed up for the January 2016 SAT, this means Winter Storm Jonas. Here’s what you can do to prepare.

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Rachel Kapelke-Dale

Free New SAT Practice Tests

Polishing Your Skills with Free New SAT Practice Tests January 2016 has come and gone, which means one thing for you SAT test-takers out there: we’re in the brave new world of the “new” SAT (which will probably stop being called that one of these days). Starting in March 2016, we’re looking at an entirely […]

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Nadira Berman

How To Be Productive While Procrastinating

Everyone procrastinates. Don’t pretend you don’t. Sometimes you really, really, really don’t want to do work, even though you have to. Here are some ways to be somewhat productive, even though you aren’t doing homework.

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Rita Neumann

Are You Taking Your SAT on Saturday?

The next SAT exam is this Saturday, January 23rd. This will be the last time that the current version of the SAT be offered to students. It’s the end of an era! After Saturday, the SAT will be completely revamped. But let’s worry about that on Monday. For now, let’s talk about last minute prep for Saturday’s exam.

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Chris Lele

How to Study for the SAT Over the Winter Break

Santa, snow, stuffed stockings, and SAT. Yes, one is obviously the odd one out—at least come Christmas time. But many students don’t realize that, besides summer, winter break is the longest time they will have away from school the entire year. Sure, presents are nice, as is waking up at noon. However, eggnog and multiple REM cycles aside, there is still plenty of time to get some serious SAT prep in there. Here is how.

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Dana Sinclair

Snack Your Way Smarter

If you know me, you know I love to eat. I am constantly snacking between meals, looking for new recipes, and scrolling through the food section on pinterest. When I found out that certain foods can help me focus, stay awake, and improve my memory, it changed my snacking life. Not to mention they are all natural and healthy.

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Chris Lele

Top Ten Ways to Prepare for the New SAT Exam

So, you know that you have to perform well on the new SAT exam in order to have your pick of colleges — but where do you start? These ten best SAT study tips will help you get your SAT prep started. Some of the tips are easier than you might think!   1. Read […]

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Ronke Aderonmu

Last-Minute SAT Tips: YouTube Edition

It’s that time of the year again! If you’re scheduled to take the SAT this Saturday, then you’ve come to the right place. Whether you’ve been studying all month to get ready, or if you’ve just begun a last-minute cram session, check out the tips below for more guidance in these next 2 days before […]

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Dana Sinclair

SAT Anxiety: Source and Solution

Since freshman year, maybe even earlier, high schoolers have heard of the infamous SAT. Some may look at the test without worry, while many of us are filled with feelings of dread and anxiety just at the thought of it. Why does this one exam stir so much emotion in so many of us? Here are some sources of SAT anxiety and solutions to move eliminate the stress.

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