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...

Top 8 Rules for Bringing a Calculator to the SAT

Top 8 Rules for Bringing a Calculator to the SAT

The SAT has two math sections, one of which allows a calculator. You want to make sure you’re prepared for all the sections before you take the test, including being ready with your SAT calculator. If you follow these rules, you shouldn’t have any issues with your...

Mental Math Tricks for the SAT and ACT

Mental Math Tricks for the SAT and ACT

Want a higher SAT Math score? Check out the best SAT math prep book ever written! Mental Math Tricks for the SAT and ACT Math Sections Everyone knows the SAT and ACT are timed tests, and time is of the essence as you make your way through the ACT's Section 2: Math or...

SAT Writing and Language Major Topic Review

SAT Writing and Language Major Topic Review

SAT Writing and Language: Major Topics Tested and How to Tackle Them So you’re looking to improve your SAT verbal score? You probably already know that the verbal portion of the SAT is scored out of 800 possible points and includes Section 1 and 2 of the SAT, which...

SAT Reading Daily Practice

SAT Reading Daily Practice

SAT Difficult Reading Workout   Having been an SAT prep tutor for several years and worked with hundreds of students, one thing I’ve noticed is that students’ Writing and Language scores are often easier to improve than their Reading scores. This is because the...

Jobs for English Majors

Jobs for English Majors

Jobs for English Majors   Many students love to read, write, and think, and those that do often find themselves debating on whether or not to major in English. One consideration any potential English major is likely to make is whether or not studying English in...

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