SAT Question of the Day (ACT too!): Apr. 9, 2014

If you are reading this in an email you received from me, do not click the link to sat.collegeboard.org below. Use the link to my website that is farther down on the email. http://sat.collegeboard.org/practice/sat-question-of-the-day?questionId=20140409&oq=1 (This link takes you to today's question. If you use my archive, you will see the question related to my SAT explanation for that date.) The answer is A.  "Long been" is a wordy, awkward phrase.  In addition, it is an inappropriate verb form.  It even sounds bad! I cannot stress enoug... Read More »

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SAT & ACT Question of the Day: Apr. 8, 2014

If you are reading this in an email you received from me, do not click the link to sat.collegeboard.org below. Use the link to my website that is farther down on the email. http://sat.collegeboard.org/practice/sat-question-of-the-day?questionId=20140408&oq=1 (This link takes you to today's question. If you use my archive, you will see the question related to my SAT explanation for that date.) This is going to be quick because I'm on  a wifi and running out of battery! The answer is E.  The topic leads us to understand the critics were upse... Read More »

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ACT & SAT Question of the Day: Apr. 7, 2014

If you are reading this in an email you received from me, do not click the link to sat.collegeboard.org below. Use the link to my website that is farther down on the email. http://sat.collegeboard.org/practice/sat-question-of-the-day?questionId=20140407&oq=1 (This link takes you to today's question. If you use my archive, you will see the question related to my SAT explanation for that date.) The answer is C.  This is an unusual questions; it requires solving inequalities and calculating a probability in the same question.  So, first solve th... Read More »

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SAT Question of the Day (ACT bonus): Apr. 6, 2014

If you are reading this in an email you received from me, do not click the link to sat.collegeboard.org below. Use the link to my website that is farther down on the email. http://sat.collegeboard.org/practice/sat-question-of-the-day?questionId=20140406&oq=1 (This link takes you to today's question. If you use my archive, you will see the question related to my SAT explanation for that date.) The answer is D.  You need the proper relative pronoun, who, to refer to the heroines.  The sentence has specific humans (heroines) who are described by... Read More »

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Unofficial SAT Question of the Day (ACT too!): Apr. 5, 2014

If you are reading this in an email you received from me, do not click the link to sat.collegeboard.org below. Use the link to my website that is farther down on the email. http://sat.collegeboard.org/practice/sat-question-of-the-day?questionId=20140405&oq=1 (This link takes you to today's question. If you use my archive, you will see the question related to my SAT explanation for that date.) I just received an email from Angela and she asked, "Why is my blog sometimes called the "unofficial" version of the SAT Question of the Day?"  Well, the... Read More »

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