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SAT Training Hub

Whether you’re brand new to SAT, or want to learn advanced strategies, this is your hub for SAT knowledge and mastery.

SAT Review Process

In SAT, the best way to get better is by reviewing and eliminating mistakes. This chapter will explain the SAT review process for reading, writing, and math tests.

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SAT Math Review

The article will deep dive into the 10 most important formulae, concepts and strategies that you need to know to ace the SAT Math section.

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SAT Writing + Language Review

The following are the most important points to remember when tackling the SAT Writing + Language Section

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SAT Reading Review

The article will deep dive into the 10 most important points, concepts and strategies that you need to know to ace the SAT Reading section.

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The SAT Essay Template

This chapter will introduce a repeatable framework that will make SAT essay writing easy and ensure you get a great score.

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Analysis

This article will help you understand how to analyze the passage in SAT exam with the help of the Quote, Interpret, Significance (QIS) Pattern.

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Reasoning

Reasoning is the connective tissue that holds an argument together. It's the “thinking” — the logic, the analysis — that develops the argument and ties the claim and evidence together.

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Stylistic & Persuasive Elements

Stylistic and persuasive elements are in a way opposite to the evidence based elements discussed in the last chapter. They are NON-FACT based statements that the author uses to prove his thesis. They often appeal to your emotions.

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The Evidence

The first of the three points that the SAT wants you to write about is identifying the evidence the author uses in his essay to prove his thesis.

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The Thesis

The most important task for a student on the SAT essay is to understand the author’s purpose in writing the essay. The purpose in fancier words is called the thesis of the essay.

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Intro to SAT Essay

The SAT essay is optional. It is graded out of 24 points. Your score will show up next to your “1600” score, but it won’t actually affect it in any way.

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Effective Writing Toolkit

We have discussed how to write an ACT essay and respond to the prompts. Now, it’s the time to help you write the essay better using varied sentence structures and correct grammar usage.

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Statistics

It's important to understand the graphs and charts often used in statistics based questions before we explain the core concepts tested on the SAT Math section.

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Probability

PROBABILITY explains "How likely is it?" that something will happen. This article will help you learn probability with examples and also how you can calculate it.

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Word Problems

About 35% of your total SAT Math Test will be made up of word problems. Though the actual math topics can vary, it is important to develop a consistent process for answering them.

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Complex Numbers

There are usually 1-2 questions on complex numbers on every SAT Test. If you know what complex numbers are, these questions are pretty straightforward.

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Graphing Functions

A TRANSFORMATION is a change of position or size of a figure. When we transform a figure, we create a new figure that is related to the original.

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Quadratics

In this article, you'll learn quadratics, their general and standard forms like Factoring Quadratic Equations, Disguised Quadratics, and the quadratic formula.

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Functions

This chapter will give you all the information and solved examples you need to get the function questions correct, where many struggles in SAT exams.

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Absolute Value

The Absolute Value of a number is its distance from zero(on the number line), which is always positive. We indicate it by putting two bars around the number.

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Co-ordinate Geometry

Coordinate Geometry is the study of geometry on a plane using a coordinate system. It is called a Coordinate plane, with measurement scales along the x and y-axes.

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Solid Geometry

SOLID GEOMETRY questions on the SAT Math section are some of the hardest questions you will see on the SAT Math section.

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Polygons

This chapter will focus on polygons of four or more sides, like trapezoids, parallelograms, rhombuses, rectangles, and squares, and their importance in SAT.

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Circles

Circle questions on the SAT are straightforward and formula driven. The following chapters will list all the formulas you need to know to answer the circle questions on the SAT Math section.

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Trigonometry

The word TRIGONOMETRY means “three angle measure”. Learn Trigonometry from its basics, like SOHCAHTOA, Unit Circles, and graphic trigonometric functions, with examples.

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Triangles

There are a lot of triangle-based problems in SAT Math section. The following formulas will help eradicate your trouble once and for all.

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Lines and Angles

There are only a couple of Lines and Angles questions tested on the SAT Math section. The questions are usually easy and should not pose a challenge to you.

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Miscellaneous Algebra

There are a few additional algebra topics often tested on the SAT. Expect each of the following to show up at least once on each SAT Math Test.

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Polynomials

A polynomial is an algebraic expression comprised of more than two terms, usually of like bases and different powers.

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Linear Equations

Linear equations are equations in which all variables have an exponent of 1 and whose graph is a line.

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Inequalities

The beauty of inequalities on the SAT is that they allow you to do all of the same things that you can with equations:

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Percentage and Ratios

SAT exam asks a lot of percentage questions! Resolve your doubts regarding percentage questions, know its basics, percentage change formula, and Ratio and Proportion.

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Number Properties

Math fundamentals deal with number properties, their classifications and basic operations on numbers.

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SAT Math Strategies

In this article, we'll explain to you 3 powerful strategies you can apply to most of your SAT Math Test questions, helping you increase more than 100 points.

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Calculator Usage

You’re allowed to use a calculator on Section 4 of the SAT, but remember to use it as a tool, not as a crutch.

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About SAT Math

The SAT Math Test contains one 55-minute section with 38 questions (calculators ok) and one 25-minute section with 20 questions (calculators not permitted).

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Transitions

Transitions are one of the most common and trickiest topics tested on the SAT Writing + Langauge and Language Test.

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Add or Delete Questions

Add or delete questions ask whether you should add or delete a sentence within a passage. Most questions will need you to consider the context of sentences.

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Organization and Structure

Know the 5 types of questions you'll be asked in your SAT exam. The article explains all 5 types in detail with examples.

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Command of Evidence

Command of Evidence questions on the SAT asks you to determine how the writer of the passage can best achieve a particular outcome or purpose.

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Concision and Word Choice

Concision works on one very basic principle: it is incorrect to use 10 words to express an idea you could express using 5.

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Combining Sentences

The SAT Writing and Language Test include questions about combining two sentences into a single sentence. In this chapter, you'll learn how to combine sentences with examples.

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Verbs

The SAT often tests the proper usage of verb tenses. In this article, you'll learn how to properly use Simple, Progressive, and Perfect Tenses with examples.

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Subject Verb Agreement

The SAT Writing & language section usually tests 2-3 questions on subject-verb agreement on every test. Here we tell you all you need to know about subject-verb agreements on the SAT.

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Pronouns

A pronoun can often be used as a substitute for a noun in a sentence. Anytime a pronoun is used in a passage, that pronoun must have a clear antecedent; that is, it must directly connect to a noun or pronoun that was mentioned before it.

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Parallelism

Parallelism isn’t applied to just a single area of grammar – it spans all aspects of the English language.

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Miscellaneous Grammar

Learn about grammar rules with examples on which you'll get tested as part of the SAT. Also, learn how test questions are structured.

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Sentence Structures

Though sentence structures are rarely tested on the SAT, you will need to understand them to accurately answer comma-based questions.

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Comma Usage

This article will help you understand a few comma usage rules in SAT Writing, like removing non-essential clauses, lists, adjectives, titles, and transitions.

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Colons, Dashes & Apostrophes

In this article, you learn about punctuations like colons, semicolons, dashes, and apostrophes and their importance in SAT.

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Modifiers

Modifiers are words, phrases or clauses used to describe something in a sentence. They are often tested on the SAT in the form of comma usage.

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The Strategies

This blog will teach you many grammar tricks, strategies, etc., making you proficient in commas, semicolons, tenses, etc., to ace the SAT Writing and Language Test.

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Reading Answer Choices

Know how SAT test-takers choose the wrong answers by falling into a trap. The article will explain 5 pitfalls that make test-taker choose the wrong answer.

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Infographics Questions

No matter how unfamiliar the terminology may be, all the information you need to answer graph-related questions will be right in front of you. These questions are set up precisely so that you can figure them out without any outside knowledge.

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Inference Questions

Inference questions tend to be among the most challenging types of Reading Comprehension questions on the SAT. Instead of testing your understanding of what is in the text, inference questions test your understanding of what isn’t in the text.

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Vocabulary In Context Questions

Vocabulary-in-context questions are usually among the most straightforward questions on the Reading Test, as well as some of the least time-consuming.

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Literal Translation Questions

Literal translation questions ask about the details of a passage. In contrast to your approach to general questions, to master literal translation problems, you will need to re-read and grasp details in the passage.

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Main Idea Questions

Learn about the main idea questions, how they are phrased, their pattern, and more, which you are sure to see on the SAT Reading Test.

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Paired Passages

Every part of the SAT Reading Test contains one paired passage. Each passage has a different author and a different point of view, but both will always revolve around the same basic idea or event, even if it isn’t always immediately obvious how the two passages relate to one another.

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3 Key Reading Strategies

The single most important strategy to get the SAT Reading questions correct is to plagirize the answers from the passages itself.

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How to Approach a SAT Passage

This article will explain how to approach SAT Passage. You'll learn 3 major things in a passage and 3 methods to approach the passage, selective reading, Summarizing, and the pivot.

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Intro to SAT Reading

In this blog, you'll learn how sat design Reading Test questions with correct answers, the structure of the reading test, how to review SAT reading test, etc.

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SAT Writing & Language: Grammar

Learn the 50+ grammar rules that the SAT tests on. This section covers both the basics, like punctuations and verb tenses and the advanced strategies required to answer even the hardest questions.

SAT Writing & Language: Rhetorics

Learn specific strategies that you can use to answer all the rhetorical questions that are asked on the SAT Writing + Language section.

SAT Reading

Learn concepts and strategies to ensure that you not only know how to approach an SAT reading passage but also attack all the 6 question types tested on the SAT Reading Test.

SAT Math Basics

Learn the basics of SAT Math all in one place, including calculator usage, avoiding silly mistakes, number properties, and more.

SAT Math Algebra and Functions

Learn step by step methods that will directly produce answers to algebra and function questions. This section covers concepts and techniques to help you with some of the hardest concepts tested on the SAT like linear equations, quadratic expressions, and graphing functions.

SAT Math Geometry

Learn how to answer SAT geometry questions like a pro. See exactly how to answer geometry, coordinate plane and trigonometry based-questions.

SAT Math Problem Solving

Learn all about complex numbers word problems, probability, and statistics. Includes lots of pro tips to help you achieve mastery on each concept.

SAT General

Learn the most important concepts tested in each section of the SAT. This section will help for a last-minute review before the SAT.