Top 5 Strategy Tips for SAT Reading: Passage Reading Comprehension

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SAT test prep seems like a lot of work – vocabulary, grammar, math, writing skills, etc.  But you don’t have to relearn years’ worth of lessons in order to ace the SAT.  You just have to learn how to approach each kind of question.  These tips will help you beat the Critical Reading section, which is composed of two types of questions: sentence completion and passage reading comprehension. Here are strategies for the Reading Comprehension section.

Check out this post on SAT reading strategy for logical reasoning questions on the SAT.

1.     Direct Support – Answers have to be directly supported by the text.  Many answer choices might be true in real life, or seem like things that the author would definitely want or agree with.  But if the answer choice isn’t directly based on information actually stated in the passage, it can’t be correct.

2.     Always Know the Main…

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