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Category: SAT Mnemonics

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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Chris Lele

SAT Vocab Friday – Harry Potter Book 2

You may be the biggest Harry Potter fan ever, or you may have never read a single page of this saga of a boy wizard. I’m guessing, like 99% of people, you are somewhere in between. Well, even if you are a big fan of the series, you may not have known that each of […]

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Chris Lele

SAT Vocab Friday – Super Confusing Words

Many people learning English claim that our language is illogical. They’ll usually point the finger at spelling, saying that the laws are so irregular that they are not of much use. You might agree with them—somewhat. But in general, you’ve grown up spelling most words, so it’s not that big of a deal. But now—with […]

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Lucas Fink

Megalo-mnemonical SAT Vocab: Words that Sound like Food

It’s too bad that you’re not allowed to eat during the SAT, right? Okay, so maybe four hours isn’t exactly an eternity to go without food, especially when you can (and should) have a little snack during the breaks, but it’d be nice to have a more relaxed atmosphere like that. Anyway, if you’re hungry, […]

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Chris Lele

How to Remember SAT Vocabulary

  Look it up Whenever you encounter a new word, look it up. I know – you’re probably thinking that you can usually guess the meaning of a word based on context. But if you never look up words you can never really confirm how accurate your guesses are. And the more you know and […]

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Chris Lele

Learning SAT Vocabulary

I know – it’s probably the number one thing you dread about having to study for the SAT. Some even take the easy way out by never even learning a word. After all there are only 19 Sentence Completions on the entire test (the Sentence Completions are those pesky fill-in-the-blank questions). But if you think […]

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