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SAT Test Taking Tips

The SAT is a standardized test used as a basis for admission into many colleges and universities. It includes three sections: math, critical reading, and writing. Read on to learn some general tips for taking the SAT. Then read about specific tips for taking each of the three sections of the test.  
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Spelling Long Words

A syllable is a word or part of a word that is spoken with single sound. A long word is a word that contains more than one syllable. Here is a Syllable-Building strategy that will help you to spell long words correctly. Read on to learn what to do in each of the seven steps of the strategy.
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Free teaching tip Many educators believe that the only value of tests is to evaluate what students have learned and to assign grades. Here is recent research that demonstrates the value of tests as a remembering tool. ... Another free teaching tip Your students may think that Shakespeare's works have little relevance for today. Show them that many of the phrases Shakespeare used in his plays are still in use today. Here are some you ...
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Free Study Tip I learn and review my flashcards and study class notes the day that I write them. This helps because when there's a test, it's easy to remember everything as I already have covered the topic.
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Student, 6th grade
Doha, Qatar
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Another free Study Tip Don't study too much in one day. It's impossible to remember everything at once. Always do your best and treat yourself after studying an amount of work.
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Student, 7th grade
A random study tip submitted by one of our visitors When you have a big test such as an exam, have someone make up some questions for you that might be on the test. I had my grandma ask me questions about my history and i do struggle in History and I got an A- on my test.
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Student, 9th Grade
Whittemore, Michigan, USA
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