The SAT reading section is challenging. It’s fast-paced, the passages are notoriously boring, and the questions can be awkwardly worded. You have 65 minutes to read 5 passages and answer 52 questions. Pacing is going to be a challenge, which I will discuss in another blog. However, there are ways to effectively prepare so that… Continue reading How to Tackle the SAT Main Idea Questions
Month: July 2018
5 Steps for Writing an Amazing College Admissions Essay
1. Brainstorm Ideas. Look, I get it! It’s almost summer break and the LAST thing that you want to be thinking about is your college admissions essay…but you have to! Unfortunately, it isn’t just going to write itself. I can remember being a high school junior (way back in the dark ages) and thinking that… Continue reading 5 Steps for Writing an Amazing College Admissions Essay
What about SAT Subject Tests?
Should you take those too? And, what are the SAT Subject tests? As if junior and senior years aren’t stressful enough with college admissions craziness, now you may need to add SAT Subject tests (formerly called SAT II tests) to your list of things to do. Fear not! Many schools don’t require Subject tests for… Continue reading What about SAT Subject Tests?