Although most SAT test-takers have a good grasp of how the overall test is scored (you get a score out of 2400 points, with each of the three sections earning a score between 200 and 800), many don’t really know how the SAT essay is scored. Here’s the deal.
I’m not perfect. Don’t tell my mom or my kids that, but it’s true. I have flaws. I make mistakes. I even make mistakes at work (let’s keep my boss out of this conversation, too). One work mistake I have made in the past is in assuming that my students understand how to evaluate themselves. […]
On Saturday, I will have taken the SAT for the umpteenth time. I’m taking the January administration for a couple of reasons: first, so I can buy this test. Three times a year the test makers allow you to purchase a copy of the test through their Question and Answer service, and January is one […]
You can procrastinate no longer, Juniors. If you haven’t already starting to think about SAT prep, it’s time. We recommend that all juniors take the test at least once in the spring of their junior year, and that they spend two to four months preparing for said test. As of today, you have 7 weeks […]
We are two weeks into the new year–are you sticking to your resolutions? For those of you taking the test next weekend, here are five SAT Writing questions to help you adhere to your goals.
Across 4. (vb) to misrepresent 5. (vb) to state confidently 7. (vb) to praise 11. (adj) enthusiastic 14. (adj) ill-tempered and unwilling to cooperate 16. (adj) clear and logical 17. (vb) to regard with respect and awe 19. (vb) to prove false using evidence 20. (adj) useless; unproductive Down 1. (vb) to puzzle […]
Want to learn the secrets to the Math section of the SAT? Look no further! Check out this awesome 90-minute video taught entirely by PowerScore Senior SAT Instructor Jon Denning: