“Learn the best strategies for the SAT critical reading section. In this video, we talk about why reading the passage first is better than reading the questions first.”
The SAT Reading section presents you with challenging tasks. Not only will you have to sustain your focus over a long 65-minute section, but you’ll also have to search actively for evidence in each passage to back up your answers. The test may be time intensive and full of tricky “distractor” answers, but you can learn to avoid the common pitfalls with the right approach. This guide will discuss the best strategies for reading the passages effectively and achieving a high score on the new SAT Reading. To start, let’s go over what the redesigned passages are going to look like on your test.
- When you read ahead, you save time in the long run by having the context and important background for each question.
- You’ll get a better view of the big picture for all of the questions.
- You won’t be distracted by tricky answers that are clearly not correct.
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