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The Thing 90% of You Are Missing in Your Topic Sentence — Template Part II

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This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series SAT Essay Template

This is Part 2 of a multi-post series on writing the 25-minute SAT essay, a paragraph-by-paragraph, sentence-by-sentence breakdown. Basically, these posts will construct a full-fledged essay template. Paragraph 2 — Example 1/Analysis (approx. 7-10 sentences): Paragraph 2 is your first body paragraph. This is where you analyze your first example, but for now, let’s just focus on the first sentence …

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Down to 50/50? Don’t Justify Your Answers, Identify Wrong Ones

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Reading comprehension, compared to math and grammar, is much more resistant to strategy attacks. Reading comp questions are like the cockroaches of the SAT world—nearly immune to pesticide (our tactics and strategies). The only way to truly and effectively conquer these pesky questions is the old fashion way: stomping them dead. By that I mean actually understanding what you’re reading—the …