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Formulas for Addressing the Additional Topics in Math Questions on the SAT® Exam

How to address the “Additional Topics in Math” questions on the SAT® Exam? First, you have to work on your spatial skills, since most of the questions will be related to geometry. You need to have the skills of visualizing geometric shapes and working with the appropriate formulas for each shape....

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How To Do Well on the SAT® Essay

While the essay portion of the SAT® is technically an optional task, there are benefits to going ahead and completing it. With a completed essay portion, regardless of the schools you end up applying to, all SAT® requirements will be met. Some schools require the essay portion and others do not, ...

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How To Do Well on the SAT Reading Section

Timed tests, especially high-stakes tests like the SAT®, can be intimidating. In the Reading portion of the SAT®, you have 65 minutes to complete 52 multiple-choice questions. There are multiple passages, including paired passages, and passages may also be accompanied by informational graphics. T...

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The SAT® Exam: Not Your Typical Reading and Writing Passages

Whaaaaaat?” Test-takers often assume that all of the reading passages they will come across in a standardized test, like the SAT® Exam, will be taken from fictional literature. That is not the case. The SAT® Exam includes a wide variety of reading passages, including expository, informational, a...

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The NEW 2016 SAT® Exam Changes: What Does it Mean for You?

You’ve probably heard that there is a new version of the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) exam coming soon. True fact: If you take the SAT exam in the spring of 2016 or after, you will take a redesigned version of it. There has been a lot of talk about this new test and we want you to have all the ...

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