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College Board SAT Practice App–where is it?

Summary: The College Board “SAT Practice App” is not yet available for download; it is scheduled for launch in September, 2015. (Source) If you have the new College Board SAT prep book, you may have noticed that there is now an option to score your test electronically using the College Board SAT Practice app. However, if you…

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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…

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Don’t call them “dramas”

Summary: Don’t call them dramas. Call them television programs. Quick tip: If 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…