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Category: SAT Vocabulary

Chris Lele

The Vocabulary Builder Workbook is Published!

We’re excited to announce that the Vocabulary Builder Workbook has officially been released on Amazon! Whether you need to learn these words for a test, hope to improve your writing, or simply become a sharper thinker, this book is here to help with 1,400 important words (and much more)!

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Chris Lele

SAT Video: Commonly Confused Words

So the SAT will forever be done away with vocabulary come Mar. 2016, right? Well, not exactly. Sure, the ten-dollar words you can impress your grandma with will have been consigned to the dustbin of SAT has-beens (move over “analogies” and make some room). However, the SAT writing section will still test vocabulary in context, […]

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Myka Yamasaki

Book Recommendation for SAT Vocab

Studying vocab isn’t really fun. Studying for SAT vocab is especially boring. Trust me, I hardly found any dry vocab book enticing. However, if you want to score well on the SAT reading sections you will want to challenge yourself to learn some fancier vocabulary. Given this reality, I have found the perfect set of books. Drum roll please… Vocabulary Cartoons Word Power I and II!!!!

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Nadira Berman

Check Out Magoosh Vocabulary for Google Chrome!

Do you feel like you never have enough time in your life to spend studying for the SAT? Does sitting down to go over flashcards seem impossible when you’re trying to balance school, college apps and extracurricular activities? Well Magoosh’s new vocabulary extension for Chrome may be your solution! It’s simple but effective. Every time […]

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Todd Shively

SAT Vocabulary in Context—Avoid the First Definition

In the Critical Reading sections, when you see a “vocabulary in context” question, it is unlikely that the correct answer will be the primary definition—the one that pops into your head at first. Make sure that you are taking cues from the passage.

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Chris Lele

SAT Vocab Monday: Super High Frequency Words

Not knowing these words is like showing up without armor to a jousting competition—you’re going to get owned. So before you go to bed tonight, make sure you can rattle of the definitions to the following words (it’ll help if you can also rattle them off upon waking).

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Chris Lele

SAT Vocab Monday: Words for Springtime!

It’s springtime! Whether that means you want to exercise your green thumb (your penchant for gardening) or that the hills around you turn a luxuriant green, sending pollens and spores wafting in the hair towards your hapless sinuses, springtime has a distinct meaning for you.   Proliferate To grow and multiply rapidly is to proliferate. […]

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Chris Lele

SAT Vocab Monday: Really Hard SAT Words

Even if you are, say, 50-years old, you probably remember that there were these terribly difficult words on SAT that you’d never seen before. That kind of dread doesn’t dissipate with the decades. So, yes, the SAT has long been making life difficult with these tough words. Perfidious “Et tu Brute” can be loosely translated […]

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Chris Lele

SAT Vocab Monday: Mystery Words

Hello, and welcome to SAT Monday! Watch the video above for the scoop on mystery-related SAT vocabulary, and then check out the word list below for more review:   Esoteric I can name every member of the Brady Bunch family. Not that esoteric. I know the name of and have watched every single Disney movie […]

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Rita Neumann

Best Free SAT Vocabulary Resources

SAT vocabulary can be tough. It’s definitely a step above the vocab level that you’re supposed to attain in high school. In fact, the SAT expects you to have a college-level vocabulary in order to get past their critical reading and sentence completion sections. The last thing that you want on a 25-minute SAT section […]

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