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...
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 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,...
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:...
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...