Category: SAT & ACT Question Of The Day

Jan 21 ACT & SAT Question of the Day

http://sat.collegeboard.org/practice/sat-question-of-the-day?src=R&questionId=20130121 (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. However in my first few blogs, I didn't use a date in my link and you won't get the proper question. Sorry.) The Answer is C.  This mistake is high on the list of common mistakes that you will find on my website--subject/verb agreement.  The SAT and ACT test writers both like to test you on this issue.  When you see a verb un... Read More »

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Jan 20 ACT & SAT Question of the Day

http://sat.collegeboard.org/practice/sat-question-of-the-day?src=R&questionId=20130120 (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. However in my first few blogs, I didn't use a date in my link and you won't get the proper question. Sorry.) The answer is A.  With SAT Sentence Completion questions always start by focusing on the topic of the sentence.  What is it telling us about the image of the fossil?  Ms. Ferguson is criticizing it; so, there must be s... Read More »

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Jan 19 ACT & SAT Question of the Day

http://sat.collegeboard.org/practice/sat-question-of-the-day?src=R&questionId=20130119 (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. However in my first few blogs, I didn't use a date in my link and you won't get the proper question. Sorry.) The answer is B.  Read the SAT staff's explanation.  It is one of two ways to do this question.  But there is a much easier way to do it!  I hope you've learned and memorized the "vertex formula."  If not, you should... Read More »

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Jan 18 ACT & SAT Question of the Day

http://sat.collegeboard.org/practice/sat-question-of-the-day?src=R&questionId=20130118 (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. However in my first few blogs, I didn't use a date in my link and you won't get the proper question. Sorry.) The answer is D.  Ms. Murphy (my ninth grade English teacher) always said, "Shorter is better."  If you can say the same thing with fewer words, go for it.  This SAT question is a perfect example of when you should do ... Read More »

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Jan 17 ACT & SAT Question of the Day

http://sat.collegeboard.org/practice/sat-question-of-the-day?src=R&questionId=20130117 (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. However in my first few blogs, I didn't use a date in my link and you won't get the proper question. Sorry.) The answer is E.  Focus, as always, on the topic of the sentence when you do an SAT Sentence Completion question.  What does it tell us about the subject, Alvin.  So, predict words that go along with the fact that Alvi... Read More »

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