SAT Tip: 3 Essential Strategies For Passage-Based Reading Questions


Watch as test prep expert, Shaan Patel, of Veritas Prep discusses three crucial steps to follow as you work through Passage-Based Reading questions. Check out these free SAT prep resources:
SAT Tip: 3 Essential Strategies For Passage-Based Reading Questions

15 Replies to “SAT Tip: 3 Essential Strategies For Passage-Based Reading Questions”

  1. I don’t get when people say they’re aiming for a score or when I’m asked what my target score is… Wouldn’t everyone say 2400? Why aim for lower? Do you think Lebron goes out and says “I’m aiming for 25 points this game”

  2. It’s because we are facing reality. I know I wasn’t prepared for a 2400, therefore I thought I’d be at least prepared for around a 2000.

  3. because people know their limitations. Aiming high is good. But is it realistic? No, not really.

  4. Aiming low sets you up for failure. Why not aim high and try your best? By saying, “I’m aiming for a 2000” you are already limiting your maximum potential to be 2000.

  5. If everyone aimed for what is “realistic” we would not have many of the technological advances we have today. Those that aim high and have goals are those that often succeed. Not because they are smarter, but because they do not limit their growth from the start.

  6. So is he saying that we should read the line-specific questions and mark them in our passages before we start reading it so that as we read each reference we can skip to the question and answer it?

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