Back Yard, Backyard, or Back-Yard?
Which is correct? Backyard, back yard, or back-yard?Read More
Should I Care That the SAT Is Dropping the Essay?
After eight years, the SAT is giving up on the essay. Is this a good idea or a bad one?Read More
20 More SAT Words (Quiz Included)
Here’s my second post on common SAT words. The first post is here. Below are 20 words randomly selected from …Read More
20 SAT Words (Quiz Included)
Certain words appear often on the SAT. You can find various lists online that were created by looking at numerous tests over the years. Below are 20 words randomly selected from one of those lists and their definitions. Click on the word for a more detailed definition on Merriam-Webster.com. Below the list is a link to a quiz on these 20 words.Read More
SAT Essay, Part 8: The Conclusion
At the end of a tiring trip, it’s a nice feeling to finally pull into your own driveway and put the car in park. That’s how good essays should come to an end also — with a graceful and satisfying sense of closure. An essay without a conclusion is like slamming on the brakes a block from home.Read More