SAT Word Problems: SAT Math Mastery

SAT Word Problems: SAT Math Mastery

The SAT Math's Algebra word problems are one of the most intimidating parts of the SAT. They're also the second most common category of question you'll see on the SAT, as they make up over 10% of the entire math test. SAT word problems test a student's abilities to...

Practice SAT Tests: What You Need To Know

Practice SAT Tests: What You Need To Know

Taking a practice SAT test is a commitment, but there's no better way to get a feel for how you'll fare on testing day. An SAT practice test can sharpen your test-taking skills and give you as close to the real experience as you can get. So, what do you need to know?...

Combating SAT Test Fatigue

Combating SAT Test Fatigue

After three hours of testing your head starts to droop, questions you'd find easy on practice suddenly seem ten times harder, and you're fed up with the mere idea of an essay. Why is it suddenly so hard? You're probably suffering from SAT Test Fatigue. You only have...

How to Score Higher on Your SAT Essay

How to Score Higher on Your SAT Essay

Your SAT Essay score can rely on some small things. The SAT Essay Section asks you to read a passage and analyze the rhetorical devices the author uses to try and convince their audience. Basically, it doesn't ask you to refute or deny the essay itself, it asks to...

SAT Math Free Response Questions: Basics

SAT Math Free Response Questions: Basics

Each section of the Math SAT wraps up with a few free response questions. There are five free response questions at the end of the no-calculator section and eight at the end of the calculator section. Some students regard them with fear. So, what do you need to know...

Mastering the SAT Math: Interpreting Statistics

Mastering the SAT Math: Interpreting Statistics

Interpreting Statistics doesn't come up much on the Math SAT, but understanding its basics is essential to getting a perfect score. Before diving into this, I suggest you read our article on Basic Statistics or hey, get our entire SAT Math Mastery book, which covers...

Five Essential Statistic Concepts on the SAT

Five Essential Statistic Concepts on the SAT

Basic statistics problems make up about 4.1% of all the problems of the SAT Math Calculator section, and provide a basis of knowledge for more advanced statistics questions, which make up another 3.3% of the calculator section. This might sound intimidating, but like...

What You Should Know For Your First SAT Test

What You Should Know For Your First SAT Test

So you're going to be taking your first SAT test soon. What do you need to know going in?   1. Reading Regularly Makes the Biggest Difference on the Reading Section If you read casually, you have a big advantage over your peers. It's an advantage that can be...

6 Common Mistakes on the Math SAT

6 Common Mistakes on the Math SAT

The SAT's Math Section is a little notorious for it's tricky questions. No worries. Here are the six most common SAT Math mistakes and how to avoid them.   1. Simple Mistakes You drop a variable, mis-add something, or make one of those small, itty-bitty mistakes...

5 Things that Make a Good SAT Tutor

5 Things that Make a Good SAT Tutor

So you've decided to get a tutor! Maybe you need help with a specific SAT section, need someone to stay accountable to, or maybe you just want to get as close to that perfect score as possible. What should you be looking for in an SAT Tutor? Here are five things that...

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