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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 »

What Is the Best Month to Take the SAT or ACT?

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There’s a lot of misinformation circulating about which months are best/worst to take the ACT/SAT based on difficulty level. The truth is, it’s all hogwash. Neither the ACT or SAT change significantly in difficulty or content from month to month or year to year. There are sometimes slight variations in difficulty, but there’s a curve to compensate – if it… Read more »