Critical Reading

Matt Larriva
Jul 29, 2020

What is meant by a well-rounded student when applying to any Ivy League school? You’re not understanding this cliche correctly. Ivy League universities don’t want well-rounded students they want well rounded student bodies. For a long period in the ‘80s and ‘90s there…

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Matt Larriva
Dec 07, 2013

How to Ace SAT Reading Questions Today I was with a student discussing the idea of Coding Responses—categorizing answers as potentially right, and probably wrong. It seems to me that the SAT is growing more ossified in its distribution of…

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Matt Larriva
Apr 22, 2012

SAT Tips: Memorize Your Prepositional Verbs I was going through a lesson and reviewing some SAT tips the other day, when I realized the frequency with which the SAT tests prepositional errors, and the lack of attention ETS gives them.…

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