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SAT Sections 101 | 5-Minute Rundown

If you’re going back and forth between the SAT and ACT, let us help make your research a little easier. Here’s a quick 5-minute rundown of the different SAT sections you’ll face on test day. Besides the sections themselves, here’s a primer on what the SAT itself measures. SAT Evidence-Based Reading The SAT’s first section covers Evidence-Based Reading. Students must answer 52 questions within a 65-minute timeframe. The questions are…

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SAT Time Breakdown With Breaks

For any student considering to take the SAT, here’s the full SAT time breakdown with breaks that you should use to help your test prep. In addition to how the test timing breaks down, here are some additional SAT test day tips you should know before signing up. SAT Time Breakdown With Breaks Overview The SAT is divided into three main sections consisting of four tests with the optional Essay…

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PSAT vs SAT | Key Similarities and Differences

So what exactly are the differences between the PSAT vs SAT? Are they basically the same test? Why do they even exist? We’re often asked these questions, so let us take a moment to answer them now. Listed below are points about both tests, as well as similarities and differences when considering the PSAT vs SAT. Here are a few PSAT myths that you should also be aware of moving…

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What Colleges Require SAT Essay Submission

Everyone knows that, in general, the SAT Essay is an optional section. The College Board doesn’t require students to take it. However, some colleges actually do. What colleges require SAT essay scores is good information to have when sending out applications. The tables below clarify what colleges require SAT essay scores, and which ones recommend you sending them, in addition to your regular scores. For clarity, here is how the…

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What Does The SAT Measure

We talk about the SAT in every dimension, but how about what the entire test measures overall? Today, let’s answer in a nutshell, what does the SAT measure from students for moving forward. What does the SAT measure? Let’s take a quick look at what it is meant to examine in students. Here is an idea of where SAT scores stand in 2020. What The SAT Actually Tests Let’s take…

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SAT Writing and Language | 5 Practical Strategies

The SAT Writing and Language test is known to trick students with grammar rules. The good news is there are key strategies you can use that sidestep most of these tricks. Here are 5 practical SAT Writing and Language section strategies that will help you avoid some of the common ways the test tries to trick you. In addition to SAT Writing and Language, here are some tips to avoid…

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SAT Math Strategies | 5 Prep Tips For Success

If you’re not the strongest at Math, then the SAT Math test can look intimidating. It’s really not too bad. There are clear, easy SAT Math strategies you can use before, and during, test day to ensure a positive score result. Here are 5 SAT Math strategies that will prepare you for test day success. In addition, here are some common SAT Math mistakes we see students make. Easy SAT…

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SAT Reading Strategies | 5 Ways To Improve Your Score

The SAT Reading section can provide trouble for students not prepared for the actual reading passages themselves. However, there are SAT reading strategies you can use to crack the passage questions easily. Use these SAT Reading strategies to effectively tackle the associated questions correctly within the time limit. Besides reading, we also have a number of SAT grammar tips that will help you in the Reading section too. SAT Reading…

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Should I Retake The SAT? | What You Should Know

Should I retake the SAT? We’re asked that question a lot. The short answer is…probably. But understand why first. Here is what you need to know before asking yourself “should I retake the SAT?” Here’s a ton of SAT prep hacks that will help you on the next test round. Questions To Ask Yourself Many students take the SAT multiple times but ask themselves questions first. Very rarely does anyone…

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SAT Weekend 2020 Test Dates | Latest Updates

The College Board recently announced new test dates to help students take the SAT within the 2020 calendar year. Here are the latest SAT weekend 2020 test dates, as well as information on recommended safety measures for every test administration. If you weren’t already aware of what to bring on test day, here’s a brief list of what to bring and not bring on SAT test day. Currently Planned SAT…

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