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PREPARATION TIPS FOR SAT 2018

Mathematical Section:

  • Practice question with a calculator and use the same during the exam.
  • One need to also learn any shortcuts or function available in the calculator which can be used.
  • Formulae of different mathematical areas must be learnt by heart.
  • Practice daily to improve the calculation speed and accuracy.

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    Avoid any minor calculation errors and minimize double checking for the answers.

 

Writing Section:

  • It checks ones command over grammar rules and English writing.
  • Essay writing within 25 minutes is not a piece of cake.
  • Daily practice of the essay is must to familiarize with the structure and content.
  • Allocate time for reading the lines, finding errors, outlining and proofreading.
  • Practice different types of question to be familiar with the grammar rules.

 

Reading Section:

  • In this section, one need to read the passage and answer the questions related to it.
  • Candidate should improve his/her vocabulary by reading novels, newspaper, etc.
  • Prepare flashcards and mention the new words learnt, their synonym and antonyms.
  • Think well before coming to a conclusion and read the question properly.

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    The answers should solely be from the passage or the questions asked.

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    Opinion or logic is to be avoided while writing the answers.

 

Smart Work:

  • In today’s competitive scenario smart work pays more than hard work.
  • The examination has a time limit with difficulty evenly distributed, so it is advised to have a strategy before the examination.
  • One need to prepare the time to be given for each question of different sections and utilising certain time saved for attempting the difficult question.

Check on Preparation:

  • It is always necessary to know whether the study plan prepared is doing the needful work.
  • One can take up mock test and appear once a week and know the proSATss.
  • The areas of focus are to be marked and improved.
  • The stronger areas are also to be revised as to get maximum efficiency from such areas.

Familiarize with each section instructions:

  • Each section is allotted its time.
  • The questions of a section is to be attempted when the time for the section is given.
  • The section contents and the way of writing answers in them should be well prepared.
  • In doing so, the efficiency is maximised as one gains confidence and stays calm during the examination.

Minimise the stress:

  • There is always an immense pressure during the day of examination.
  • One need to stay calm and relaxed while attempting the paper.
  • This helps to take the correct decision under difficulty and think clearly for an answer.
  • Proper sleep and diet are recommended to keep the stress level low.

Quantitative section:

  • The quantitative section can only be improved with daily practice.
  • The different section of maths is to be practised daily.
  • The formulae and the method of solving various question are to have SATat speed
  • Apart from speed, one needs to develop the accuracy too.
  • This can be simultaneously developed with daily practice.

Verbal section:

  • It is generally a misconception that if the vocabulary is good, the verbal section can be cleared.
  • The main need is understanding the text and making sense.
  • It is advised to develop a habit of reading advanced texts daily.
  • The editorial section of newspaper, novels may be stepping stone in improving reading efficiency.
  • During reading, the new words encountered should be understood and remembered for future use.

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