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Category: SAT Study Tips

Chris Lele

How to Review an SAT Practice Test at Home

Many people think taking a practice test at home is easy. You sit down, take the test, and you’re done. Right? Well, even if your concentration skills are well honed and you can sit in place for three plus hours, you’ll still have to contend with the numerous distractions. And there is a lot more to taking a practice test than simply completing every question: you have to learn from the process.

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Kristin Fracchia

How to Study for an SAT Retake

Here’s something I’ve learned as a marathoner: (Ok, I’ve run one marathon, but there are more in my future). It’s not all about putting one foot in front of the other for hours on end. There’s a physiological science behind marathon training plans so you don’t kill yourself trying to run 26.2 miles. There’s psychological […]

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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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Kevin Rocci

More Ways to Make Studying for the SAT Suck Less

Need more than 5 ways to make studying for the SAT suck less? You’re in luck! By marc from toronto [CC-BY-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons Listen to Dr. SAT Squirrel Esq. Stop torturing yourself with long, boring, unproductive study sessions. Jump start your studying, ignite your mind, and learn something along the way, especially when […]

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Rachel Wisuri

6 Ways to Be More Productive, According to Science

I think everyone reading this blog can agree on the following statement: we could all be a little more productive in our lives. Whether that pertains to studying, cleaning, working out, writing essays, you name it — there’s always room for improvement. Below, you’ll find 6 tips for increasing your productivity, all backed by science. That means […]

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Rachel Wisuri

The 10 Best High School Blogger Posts of 2014

In 2014, we hired 3 high school bloggers to write posts about their SAT and college application journeys.   They may be young, but they sure know their stuff! Here are our 10 favorite posts from the past year. Consider this your starting point if you’ve never read any of their posts, and the greatest hits […]

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Nadira Berman

The Best Study Breaks

For many of us, final exams are coming up. Which usually means long hours of studying, a lot of time spent indoors, and not much sleep. So it makes sense that our brains are feeling a little worn out. Sometimes the best cure for the finals blues is taking a break. Here are the best […]

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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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Nadira Berman

How to Stop Procrastination

Most students (myself included) frequently fall victim to procrastination, especially at this time of year. We’ve lost that back-to-school motivation from September, but winter break is still some ways away. But we all need to get rid of this harmful habit ASAP because now is the time to hit the books! To the seniors reading: […]

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