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Dealing with the Hardest SAT Reading Questions?

Hey, I'm studying for the SAT, and I've been struggling with the hardest reading questions. Does anyone have any tips or techniques for tackling these tricky questions? I could really use some advice or resources. Thanks!

7 months ago

Hey there! Tackling the toughest SAT reading questions can be challenging, but I've got a few tips that might help.

1. Eliminate answer choices: Read each option carefully and cross out ones that are clearly incorrect. This narrows down your choices and helps with making an educated guess if needed.

2. Focus on the main point: Make sure to note the author's primary argument or idea. This will assist you in answering questions related to the central theme of the passage.

3. Pay attention to keywords: Keep an eye out for words indicating contrast, cause, or continuously recurring words. They can often signal the main point or help you answer specific questions.

In terms of resources, give CollegeVine a try. They offer free SAT prep with practice exams, informative blog posts, and even inter-student discussions. Additionally, Khan Academy has an excellent SAT prep section that you may find useful. Good luck with your studies!

7 months ago

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