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Category: SAT Writing Section

Rachel Kapelke-Dale

SAT Writing and Language Practice: How to Get a Great Score

Need some SAT Writing and Language practice to get a great score? The good news is that this section of the test has lots of patterns. The even better news? Our experts are here to help you identify them, and guide you through your SAT Writing practice!

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Molly Kiefer

How to Improve Your SAT Score by 300 Points (or More!)

Wondering how to improve your SAT score by 300 points? What about 500 points? This comprehensive post breaks down the steps you should take (and some good resources you can use) to get the SAT score of your dreams next time you take the test!

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Emily Faison

New SAT Writing Quiz

With the big recent changes to the SAT, you might be feeling a little out of the loop if you already put in practice time with the old SAT format. Not only is the format different, but many of the types of questions asked are even a little bit different, especially on the new SAT […]

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Chris Lele

Top 10 New SAT Writing Tips

Here are my top 10 tips for success on New SAT Writing. Check them out and watch your SAT score improve!

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David Recine

Four Important Changes to New SAT Writing Format and Scoring

The New SAT Writing section is REALLY different. Here are the most important changes to the SAT you need to know about.

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Kristin Fracchia

Shifts in Voice — SAT Grammar Fundamentals

Throughout these posts on SAT grammar fundamentals, I have used two levels of speaking when coming up with example sentences: One that is casual and chummy (the “taco Tuesdays” voice) and another that is more formal (“the SAT voice”). The SAT wants to make sure you know when to use the appropriate level of voice.

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Chris Lele

Pronouns on the SAT — Grammar Fundamentals

Every time you see a pronoun on the SAT that pronoun should be clearly linked to a noun. That noun is what we call the antecedent. Typically, it will come before the pronoun, although not always.

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Chris Lele

SAT Sentence Structure — Grammar Fundamentals

The most important, if not the most fundamental, thing you need to understand from a grammatical standpoint, is how to construct sentences. Indeed, to truly understand punctuation you’ll need to apply the knowledge contained below.

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Chris Lele

SAT Verb Tense — Grammar Fundamentals

Consistency is the first thing you have to remember about verb tense. While that may sound pretty straightforward, on the SAT, it is easier to lose track of the proper tenses.

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Chris Lele

Misplaced Modifiers — SAT Grammar Fundamentals

When “what sounds right” and “what is actually right” conflict, you can bet the SAT is waiting with a question to trap the unwary, often on misplaced modifiers.

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