SAT Verbal

The Colon and the Semicolon

The Colon and the Semicolon

The colon (:) and the semicolon (;) both appear very frequently on both the SAT and ACT grammar sections. However, they are not commonly used in everyday writing. But here’s some good news from Matthew: both pieces of punctation are very straightforward, and here’s why.

A Letter to High School Students Who Don't Read

A Letter to High School Students Who Don't Read

Roger, an LP instructor (and concerned citizen), wants to encourage all of you to read! See why he thinks it’s a vital part of your summer — hey, he even lists some books for you to get started.

What Happened with the June SAT?

What Happened with the June SAT?

When the College Board released SAT scores last week, many students noticed something off: they missed the same number of questions as on previous tests, but their scores were lower. Let Andrew help you break down what exactly happened.

Three Tips for the SAT Reading Section That Will Help You in College, Too

Three Tips for the SAT Reading Section That Will Help You in College, Too

When the College Board redesigned the SAT in 2016, the reading section got a big overhaul. The new SAT doesn't just test the kind of texts you've seen in high school, but also texts that resemble what you might see in college. That being said, here are three tips for the SAT reading section that will help you in college, too.

Learning a New Language?

Learning a New Language?

Communication and language are pillars of how we interact with the world, and going to any new place where we cannot do either is scary. Gabriel shares some tips for when he moved into a foreign country!

Improve Your ACT Score by Practicing This Skill

Improve Your ACT Score by Practicing This Skill

Reading is a skill you practice and improve at throughout your whole life, so here are some tips to maximize your reading skills, not just for the test but for life!

How to Stay Sharp Over the Summer

How to Stay Sharp Over the Summer

As the school year winds down, students are understandably looking ahead eagerly to the summer break. But regardless of where you are in your high school career, Jamie reminds us why keeping our minds sharp over the break is essential.