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SAT essay prompts from March 2015

SAT Essay prompts March 2015 This article is designed to help students prepare for their SATs. It outlines some practice questions and answers based on the latest official SAT essay prompts, which were released by the College Board in March 2015, as well as some advice for constructing an argument and planning and writing an […]

Don’t call them “dramas”

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Summary: Don’t call them dramas. Call them television programs. Quick tip:┬áIf you’re writing about serialized Chinese television programs, don’t call them “dramas” in your essays. Instead, refer to them as Chinese television dramas (or Korean if they’re Korean, Mexican if they’re Mexican, etc.). Why? Well, “drama” is a broad term that refers to many different […]

SAT essay prompts from October 2012

College Board has recently released the SAT essay prompts from the October 2012 administration of the SAT. If you would like to see the full text of the essay prompts, including the “context paragraph,” the assignment question, and the instructions, visit the official College Board page with the prompts. Please note that College Board generally […]

Is Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. the biggest star of the SAT essay?

[listmenu menu=SAT] Summary: You should always use examples that will help you write the best essay possible. Don’t be afraid to use personal examples in your SAT essays; a historical or literary example is not necessarily better than a personal example. You should craft the best writing you can with what you know and what […]