When Should I Start Preparing for the SAT?

When Should I Start Preparing for the SAT?

Most students say they wish they'd started preparing for the SAT around the end of sophomore year. Starting early ensures that there's time to cement foundational skills while allowing time to build more test-specific skills. Honestly, if you're in high school,...

How to Raise Your SAT Reading Speed

How to Raise Your SAT Reading Speed

Your reading speed can make or break your SAT reading score. The reading SAT requires you to read each page-long passage in about 3-4 minutes* while fully absorbing the context and meaning of the passage. The first passage, often fiction, is often the easiest passage...

How to Finish Your SAT Under the Time Limit

How to Finish Your SAT Under the Time Limit

So, you've taken the SAT and you weren't able to finish under time. You had to guess on those questions you didn't make it to, and those lost points haunt you still. Well, good news, here's Also, make sure to check if extra time is available to you. If you qualify for...

How to Find an Interesting Book To Read

How to Find an Interesting Book To Read

The number one way to improve your score on the SAT reading section is to read regularly.   1. Make a list of your interests and books you like Start off with a list of stuff you know you like. If you've read any books that you've liked before, go ahead and write...

8 Stretches to Do During the SAT Break

8 Stretches to Do During the SAT Break

The SAT at times can be a test of endurance as well as of intelligence. You have to sit for about three hours with only one ten minute break, and one five minute break in between tests, and even longer if you have extended time. How do you avoid stiff muscles or a...

8 SAT Study Breaks to Upgrade Your Studying

8 SAT Study Breaks to Upgrade Your Studying

When you're studying for the SAT, you do need to take SAT study breaks. Your brain needs time to properly store the information you've been feeding it, and it can't do that efficiently while you're trying to add more stuff onto the pile. Breaks let you take care of...

A Guide to SAT Snacks

A Guide to SAT Snacks

Your snacks for the SAT are important. At a minimum, you're going to be testing for three hours with few breaks, making the SAT a test of endurance, even more so if you have extended time. The goal for your SAT snacks is to avoid discomfort and grogginess....

How to Organize Your SAT Study Area

How to Organize Your SAT Study Area

One of the most important things for studying the SAT at home is to have a clean, well-organized SAT Study Area. How yours is set up have a major effect on how efficiently you can study. The goal here is to set up a clean, well-organized space where you can sit down...

9 Tips to Reduce SAT Test Anxiety

9 Tips to Reduce SAT Test Anxiety

It's the day before the test and you're freaking out. Your heart is racing in your chest and your thoughts are scattered and unfocused-- exactly the worst state of mind to be in when you're testing. Telling yourself to calm down isn't helping, so how do you stop...

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