Everything You Need to Know About the SAT Essay BONUS: Template Included

Everything You Need to Know About the SAT Essay BONUS: Template Included

Most colleges and universities do not require the SAT essay; however, there are many top schools that do including  Harvard, Dartmouth, Princeton, Stanford, and Yale as well some some less competive schools like Florida Atlantic, Howard, and Kentucky State. Here is the most recent list. (The list is always changing,so always check the school's website.) The following is a recommended approach to writing the essay: The assignment is to read and analyze a 700 word fact-based passage and develop an essay describing how the writer builds the presented argument. The essay prompt will always ask how the author uses: evidence, such as facts or examples, to support claims. reasoning to develop ideas and to connect claims and evidence. stylistic or persuasive elements, such as word choice or appeals to emotion, to add power to the ideas expressed. Craft an essay explaining how the author creates an argument to convince or persuade the reader. In doing so, analyze how the author uses one of more of...
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Are My Teen’s SAT or ACT Scores Good Enough?

Are My Teen’s SAT or ACT Scores Good Enough?

Students are typically confused about knowing whether their SAT or ACT test scores are good enough. The best way to begin to find this out is to take your scores and go to websites like www.CollegeSimply.com or www.Cappex.com, Let’s begin by viewing the concordance tables from the Collegeboard which provide the correlation between the two exams. (ALL schools accept both SAT and ACT scores.) Concordance Between ACT Composite Score and SAT Critical Reading, Math & Writing Score ACT Composite      SAT Reading/writing & Math        36                             1600 35                             1570 34                             1540 33                             1500 32                             1470 31        ...
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