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When to Use “Some” vs. “Any”

Descriptive language is used in virtually all forms of writing. From poetry to technical journals to personal narratives, being able to accurately and adequately describe is an important skill. One of the most common ways to describe objects, states, and occurrences is to assign a numeric value—o...

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Formulas for the Math Section of the CBEST® Test

There’s ONE single skill you have to master if you want to ace the CBEST® Math test: Reading. Are you thinking that we are mistaken? Think again. Reading is crucial for solving all the problems you’ll face during the Math Section of the CBEST® Test, because all the questions will be given to yo...

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When to Use Whom, Who, Whose, and Who’s

While we are generally familiar with who, what, when, where, why, and how, determining the nuances between whom, who, whose, and who’s can be more difficult. Although many people seem to use these terms interchangeably, maybe based on how they “sound” in a particular context, each of these words...

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Reading on the CBEST® Test

The Reading portion of the CBEST® is a 50-question multiple-choice exam that analyzes your ability to take in and synthesize information you’ve read. The exam will not require you to step in with any prior knowledge. All of the information you’ll need to answer the questions will be provided on ...

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Writing on the CBEST® Test

The CBEST® Writing exam is designed to test your knowledge of writing using proper conventions and organization techniques. What Type of Writing Is Required? Two essays are required on the CBEST®, each of them requiring you to display the ability to create an essay using supporting details but...

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When to Use “Some” vs. “Any”

Descriptive language is used in virtually all forms of writing. From po…

Formulas for the Math Section of the CBEST® Test

There’s ONE single skill you have to master if you want to ace the CBES…

When to Use Whom, Who, Whose, and Who’s

While we are generally familiar with who, what, when, where, why, and h…