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  • SAT Subscores: Command of Evidence

    SAT Subscores: Command of Evidence

    The next few blogs are going to cover some of the subscores introduced by the redesigned March 2016 SAT. The first one we’re going to look at is known as Command of Evidence (CoE). Questions […]

     
  • SAT Subscores: Command of Evidence

    SAT Subscores: Command of Evidence

    The next few blogs are going to cover some of the subscores introduced by the redesigned March 2016 SAT. The first one we’re going to look at is known as Command of Evidence (CoE). Questions […]

     
  • Understanding the New SAT Scoring System

    Understanding the New SAT Scoring System

    Now that the specifications have been finalized for the March 2016 SAT, we’re going to look at just how the new scoring system works. The most obvious change is the transition from a 2400 total […]

     
  • Understanding SAT Literature Subject Test Selections

    Understanding SAT Literature Subject Test Selections

    In the previous lesson we discussed some strategies for figuring out the meanings of antiquated words on the SAT Literature Subject Test. Now we’re going to offer some techniques that will help you to prepare […]

     
  • Vocabulary Tips for the SAT Literature Subject Test

    Vocabulary Tips for the SAT Literature Subject Test

    Sentence Completion questions are one of the most frustrating aspects of the SAT Reading section. Even a student with an above-average vocabulary can struggle with the numerous outdated words. The College Board’s affinity for archaic […]

     
  • SAT Subject Tests Overview (Part Two)

    SAT Subject Tests Overview (Part Two)

    This lesson continues our overview of the SAT Subject Tests. These optional hour long exams cover advanced knowledge in the areas of English, history, languages, mathematics and science. While you will probably not have to […]

     
  • SAT Subject Tests Overview (Part One)

    SAT Subject Tests Overview (Part One)

    The next two lessons are going to provide an overview of the SAT Subject Tests. These optional hour long exams cover advanced knowledge in the areas of English, history, languages, mathematics and science. While you […]

     
  • Adding Details to ACT and SAT Essay Examples

    Adding Details to ACT and SAT Essay Examples

    The ACT Writing and SAT Essay sections favor concrete, detailed examples over ones that are vague and hypothetical. One of the easiest ways to flesh out an otherwise sparse example is to pack it with […]

     
  • How NOT to Answer ACT and SAT Passage-Based Reading Questions

    How NOT to Answer ACT and SAT Passage-Based Reading Questions

    In the past we’ve covered strategies for answering ACT and ACT passage-based reading questions. In this lesson, we’re going to highlight some of the things that you should not do while attempting to answer these […]

     
  • ACT and SAT Essay Examples: General to Specific

    ACT and SAT Essay Examples: General to Specific

    Today we’re going to illustrate how you can narrow overly-broad essay examples into ones that are more manageable in scope. The ACT and SAT prefer examples that are specific and concrete. Using evidence that is […]