How to Improve Your Critical Reading Score by Reading for Fun

How to Improve Your Critical Reading Score by Reading for Fun

Preparing for any standardized test can often be boring, and uninteresting. But when it comes to the critical reading portion of standardized tests (in particular…

A Guide to Coping with an Unsatisfactory SAT Score

A Guide to Coping with an Unsatisfactory SAT Score

It’s been six weeks since you took the SAT. You start to get anxious about your results. You’re optimistic — Maybe this will be the…

Op-Ed: In Defense of English Class

Op-Ed: In Defense of English Class

It is all too common for students to complain about school, but among these complaints, I feel as though most are disproportionally directed towards English class.  “Why…

SAT Critical Reading: The Line Method (& Why It’s Awesome)

SAT Critical Reading: The Line Method (& Why It’s Awesome)

The SAT’s critical reading section can be a difficult section to tackle. The mathematics section and writing section are often seen as more straightforward,—plugging numbers…

4 Struggles of First-Generation Students Taking the SAT/ACT

4 Struggles of First-Generation Students Taking the SAT/ACT

My heart was pounding as I saw the vocabulary terms and reading passages when I took the ACT for the first time. My mind was…

Conquering the Critical Reading Section: Just Read

Conquering the Critical Reading Section: Just Read

The blaring light from the table lamp spreads across the pages of one of those SAT Ultimate Guides filled with endless drills and timed practices. Many…

Your Guide to the Critical Reading Section of the SAT

Your Guide to the Critical Reading Section of the SAT

Ah the critical reading section of the SAT. See, it’s easy to figure out what to do for the math section—just a bunch of math…

How to Read for the SAT (There’s a Strategy For That?)

How to Read for the SAT (There’s a Strategy For That?)

That is the beautiful irony of the SAT: even the simplest strategies can drastically improve your score. Reading the right way is one of them….

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