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Best Way to Study SAT Vocabulary?

Hi all, I'm a junior working on SAT prep, and I'm having trouble with the vocabulary part. Does anyone have any effective tips or methods for studying and memorizing a ton of SAT vocab? Thanks in advance!

7 months ago

Hey there! It's great that you want to improve your vocabulary for the SAT. One effective method is using flashcards, either physical or digital, to review words regularly. Platforms like Quizlet have pre-made SAT vocab sets that you can use and even customize. To make things more engaging, try using mnemonic devices or drawing pictures to help you associate new words with familiar images or phrases.

Another strategy is to read books, articles, or essays with a diverse range of vocabulary. By encountering new words in context, you'll understand their meanings better and they'll stick with you more easily. Jot down unfamiliar words and look up their definitions as you read. Afterward, make a habit of incorporating the words into your everyday conversations or writing.

Lastly, try working with a study group or a buddy. Teaching someone else is a powerful way to reinforce your own learning. Good luck with your SAT prep!

7 months ago

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