5 Ways to Gain Confidence on the SAT Grammar Section

5 Ways to Gain Confidence on the SAT Grammar Section

So, you're having some trouble with the SAT grammar section. This section can often feel easy at first, but the SAT grammar section has a lot of ways to trip you up and make you lose confidence. Here's the best ways you can gain confidence on the SAT grammar section....

How to Practice Mindfulness on the SAT Test

How to Practice Mindfulness on the SAT Test

So, it's 2020 and you may have heard of mindfulness. It's often lauded as a tool to help with anxiety, low moods, or even ADHD. Mindfulness is when a person is in a state of active, open attention to the present, and can be improved with meditation. Basically, it's a...

Why You Aren’t “Too Stupid” For The SAT

Why You Aren’t “Too Stupid” For The SAT

No one is too stupid for the SAT. In all my time as an SAT tutor, while I've met many students that claimed that they were "too stupid" for math or the reading section, they never were. There are real issues that can make your score suffer, but these are issues that...

How to Beat The Time Limit on the SAT Essay

How to Beat The Time Limit on the SAT Essay

The SAT Essay Essay section asks a student to write a rhetorical analysis essay, where they write one to two pages analyzing the rhetorical devices a piece of persuasive writing uses. For some students, beating the time limit on the SAT Essay poses a challenge, and...

6 Things Every SAT Tutor Wishes Their Students Did

6 Things Every SAT Tutor Wishes Their Students Did

Every SAT tutor has a couple of things they know their students absolutely need to do to get a good score on the SAT. Sometimes the smallest things can make a huge difference. So, what do SAT tutors wish their students would do more?   1. Start Studying For The...

How to Beat the Time Limit on the SAT Math Test

How to Beat the Time Limit on the SAT Math Test

While the SAT Math section might not be as fast-paced as the ACT Math section, but many students can still find themselves running out of time before they finish. So, how do you avoid this fate? Follow these six tips on how to beat the time limit on the SAT Math...

The 6 Types of SAT Student (And Tips for Each)

The 6 Types of SAT Student (And Tips for Each)

Every student that comes into tutoring has different strengths and weaknesses, and individual needs. Yet, some basic types of SAT student can be spotted. What type of SAT student are you? You can be more than one, or move from one category to another. Keep in mind, if...

4 Tips To Beat the Time Limit on the SAT Reading

4 Tips To Beat the Time Limit on the SAT Reading

The SAT Reading section gives students five passages that need to be read deeply and thoroughly, with about twelve minutes per passage. While speed is certainly a factor, trying to rush the SAT Reading section often leads to many missed questions. These tips will...

7 Ways Parents Increase Their Teen’s SAT Scores

7 Ways Parents Increase Their Teen’s SAT Scores

As a parent, you probably want your child to do as well as they possibly can on the SAT. Here are 7 actionable things you can do to help them.   1. Positively Motivate Your Teen The SAT is a long task, and a little motivation can go a long way! Keep it positive--...

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