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Which subjects should I focus on studying for the SAT?

Junior year has me swamped with studying and I need to prioritize. When it comes to the SAT, which subjects are included, and how should I allocate my study time effectively among them?

7 months ago

Hello! The SAT consists of two main sections that you'll need to prepare for: Evidence-Based Reading and Writing (EBRW) and Math. These sections are scored separately and then combined for your total score. The EBRW is further split into Reading and Writing & Language subsections, while the Math is divided into a calculator and no-calculator portion.

Since every student has different strengths and weaknesses, it's best to start by taking a practice SAT to gauge where you currently stand in each area. This will help you see which section requires more attention. Remember, both sections are equally important as most colleges consider the composite score. However, you might find out through practice that you need to dedicate more time to mastering certain types of math problems or to improving your reading comprehension skills. Allocate more study time to the areas where you have more room for improvement, but make sure to maintain your skills in the sections where you're already doing well. Regular and balanced practice is key!

7 months ago

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