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10:00 am

Free Practice Online SAT (8/22/20)

August 22 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Online

Take a official, full length test under proctored conditions in the comfort of your own home or other quiet location, and find out your score as soon as you are done! Get ready or stay ready for the next official SAT, whenever that will be! We might not be able to run our practice tests at partner libraries and schools, but we are not going to stop making sure that students experience all the benefits of full proctored practice exams. Registrants will login over Zoom and take a full SAT under the guidance of an expert proctor, who will then help everyone score their tests. We will send registrants a pdf of the test they will take. What should you have ready when the test starts? A printed copy of the provided test pdf A printed answer grid Pencils Calculator Snacks and water Advance registration is required. Register by either…

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3:00 pm

Extra Help on Archaic SAT & ACT Reading Passages

August 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online
$25

Passages drawn from the 18th, 19th, and even early 20th centuries tend to stop most modern high schoolers in their tracks. How can you handle unfamiliar phrasing, esoteric vocabulary, and elaborate sentence structure? We'll show you how! Learn how to unlock the essential meanings of passages drawn from earlier periods quickly and accurately enough to earn major points on the SAT and ACT Reading sections.   This online seminar is part of our August Seminar Series. The fee is $25 for this program or $99 for as many of the month's seminars as you like.   Advance registration is required. Register through our Student Information Form and specify the August Archaic Reading Passages seminar. We will reply to registrants by email with the invitation to this Zoom seminar.   ABOUT YOUR TEACHER: Patty Camloh, who heads our Syracuse-area prep programs, uses her background in engineering and education to help students achieve…

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4:00 pm

SAT Historical Documents

August 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online
$25

Every SAT Reading section includes one passage or a pair of passages from what can be considered a historical document. Sometimes, the passage will be an excerpt from a U.S. founding document like the Declaration of Independence, the Bill of Rights, or the Federalist Papers. Other times, the test will feature an influential text or speech excerpt from the Great Global Conversation on equality, rights, and the nature of civic life. For many obvious reasons, students struggle with these passages. Not only are they usually archaic but they demand a clear understanding of persuasive writing and argumentation. Find out in this seminar how to understand and excel on even the toughest SAT historical documents passages!   This online seminar is part of our August Seminar Series. The fee is $25 for this program or $99 for as many of the month's seminars as you like.   Advance registration is required.…

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