Elizabeth L.

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How to tackle sentence and paragraph sequence questions on the SAT

Posted by Elizabeth L. on 3/9/20 11:00 AM

The style questions on the writing and language section of the SAT can often be the most difficult. While you’re working to memorize your grammar and punctuation rules, it is also essential to develop strategies to tackle each type of style question.

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Tags: SAT

Confronting commas on the SAT writing and language section.

Posted by Elizabeth L. on 1/15/20 11:00 AM

You see commas everywhere when you're reading, and you may put them everywhere when you're writing, but do you really know when to properly use this tricky punctuation mark? The SAT requires you to know exactly when a comma is either necessary or obstructive, so it is important to take the time to learn comma rules as you prepare for the writing and language section of the test. To help you get started, here are a few scenarios that require the use of a comma:

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Tags: creative writing, English, expository writing

Tackling unfamiliar problems on the SAT math sections

Posted by Elizabeth L. on 12/9/19 11:00 AM

Let's face it: there's no way to control exactly what math questions will pop up on test day. Questions at the beginning of each section tend to be simple and straightforward--you might be asked to isolate a variable, determine the slope between two points, or solve a system of equations--but later questions can often feel like they've come out of left field, even if you've spent hours completing practice sections.

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Tags: SAT

Mastering the SAT Reading Section

Posted by Elizabeth L. on 8/7/19 11:00 AM

For many, the reading section of the SAT is daunting—sure, you’ve read plenty of books over the years and your vocabulary isn’t half bad, but the prospect of analyzing four long and two shorter passages over the course of only 65 minutes can feel like an impossible task. Luckily, as with most of the SAT, solid strategies can make the process feel a much more manageable—and maybe even a little bit enjoyable! Here are a few strategies to help you get started.

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Tags: test anxiety, SAT