Dec. 25 SAT & ACT Question of the Day

http://sat.collegeboard.org/practice/answered-question-of-the-day Merry Christmas.  It looks like a lot of you got up early to see what Santa brought. This is a very common issue that is tested on both the SAT and ACT: subject/predicate (noun/verb) agreement.  When you are looking for errors and a verb is underlined, go back and find the subject.  Make sure that they are both singular or both plural.  The SAT and ACT test writers love to put a lot of "stuff," like they did in this sentence, after the subject and put the predicate later so that ... Read More »

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December 24

http://sat.collegeboard.org/practice/answered-question-of-the-day As usual, the topic of the sentence is the driving force.  For SAT Sentence Completion questions, you must start by asking, "If this were a topic sentence for a paragraph, what would the focus of the paragraph be?" This sentence focuses on how McCarthy stayed out of the public eye--"few people knew what he looked like or where he lived."  Even if you don't know the word reclusive, I bet you know some of the other words don't have any relationship with being secretive.  A, C, and D... Read More »

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Marie

I went up 140 in reading!  I got my athletic scholarship.  Thanks sooooo much.... Read More »

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Kirstin

Thanks for all your help.  I went up over 200 points in reading and math!... Read More »

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School Administrator

Your strategies are amazing.  Everybody wins!... Read More »

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