Category: SAT & ACT

Getting the Most Out of MaxTheTest.com

Free Website Features My website has been getting a lot of new members and I want to make sure all my readers are familiar with the free features of maxthetest.com that can help improve their SAT and ACT test scores.  So, take a few minutes and read this blog.  It will help you to get the most out of my website, maxthetest. To get started, be sure you register for free (click “Become a Member) and login using the “MaxTheTest.com Login” button to get to my free materials.  (The “Video Course Online” button is for students who have regis... Read More »

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SAT Question of the Day (plus ACT): Mar. 12, 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=20140312&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.  Use the topic of the sentence to predict an answer before looking at the answers so that the wrong answers don't confuse or distract yo... Read More »

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The New SAT: My Response

I have had a lot of emails and phone calls the last several days regarding the new SAT; so, I thought I'd just post them rather than write my regular daily blog about the Questions of the Day. Everybody is reporting in the news this past week that the SAT has some changes coming--big changes.  There’s no question that these are going to be the most significant modifications we’ve seen during the 24 years I’ve been involved in test prep.  Prior changes have been tweaking the format by eliminating antonyms and allowing the use of calculators (19... Read More »

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SAT & ACT Question of the Day: Feb. 22, 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=20140222&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 SAT folks are sure being nice this morning.  This is a pretty easy question and you can see that about 75% of the site visitors are getting it correc... Read More »

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SAT & ACT Question of the Day: Feb. 21, 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=20140221&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 B.  Go ahead and read the test writer’s explanation and you’ll see why I write my blog!  Their way of doing the questions is often a v... Read More »

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