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Mastering ACT and SAT Reading General Questions

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Identifying General Questions General questions are common on both SAT Reading and ACT Reading. I describe them as “general” because, instead of focusing on particular words, phrases, or sentences from the passage, these questions ask about the passage as a whole. For example, they may ask for the main point, main theme, main purpose, primary purpose, central claim, or central… Read more »

THE ONE PROVEN WAY TO WIN ON ACT & SAT READING. USE IT OR BE CRUSHED.

Is there really just one way to win on ACT & SAT Reading? When it comes to consistently finding the right answer, yes. But how can you identify, with one hundred percent certainty, the correct answer to every single SAT Reading or ACT Reading question? The answer to this simple question eludes most test takers. In fact, many students are… Read more »

The Short Path Is The Long Path

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On ACT Reading and SAT Reading, the Short Path is the Long Path

Slowing Down to Speed Up on ACT and SAT Reading With ACT and SAT Reading, as with many skills, mastering the correct general technique (in this case, Hyper-Literal Reading) is itself a big help in increasing speed. In fact, focusing too soon on time management per se can actually impede one’s progress on the road to ultimate speed. To illustrate… Read more »