Bob has been a professional educator starting with teaching biology, becoming a school administrator, and then working as an education lobbyist in Washington, DC. He got his start in national testing by becoming a consulting test writer, later joining Kaplan as a director, and finally starting his own business in 1995. He has written numerous books, consulted for school districts and colleges, developed his website and been featured on a DVD set. He offers SAT and ACT prep classes and tutors individuals and small groups of students in central Florida.

## Jan 8 SAT & ACT Question of the Day

http://sat.collegeboard.org/practice/sat-question-of-the-day?src=R&questionId=20130108 After a delay, their website is now up and running. As usual, focus on the topic of the sentence.  There is a certain kind of critic who gets incensed/upset when something happens to classic plays.  "Purists" believe in staying pure to the original; so they would be upset when classics are changed or reinterpreted. If you were stuck, try reading the sentence and plugging in answers.  All the others make no sense. Let's take a look at the ACT question... Read More »

## Jan 7 SAT & ACT Question of the Day

http://sat.collegeboard.org/practice/sat-question-of-the-day?src=R&questionId=20130107 This is a fun question.  Some people like to do crossword puzzles and I like to do SAT and ACT test questions!  It combines probability with simple inequalities. When you solve the two inequalities you find out that x is less than 4 and greater than -10.  Only two of the five values in the set (-5 and 0) are in that range.  Probability is expressed as "the number of correct ways/the number of possible ways" an event can occur.  In this case, 2 ways work ... Read More »

## Jan 6 SAT & ACT Question of the Day

http://sat.collegeboard.org/practice/sat-question-of-the-day?src=R&questionId=20130106 The answer is (D).  This is a common issue on both the SAT and ACT tests. You need to make sure you are familiar with relative pronouns. For example, use who when the antecedent is a human and that at other times.  Who is the subjective case and whom is the objective case. On top of that issue, also know when you should and shouldn't use commas.  B and C are wrong because before the comma there is an independent clause and after the comma there's a second ... Read More »