Monthly Archives: July 2014

Intuition vs. Methodology: The Difference Between Spending 5 Minutes and 5 Seconds on an SAT Math Problem

Here is an example of a very classic SAT algebra problem. There are two ways to solve this problem; one is very intuitive and simple, but potentially very slow. The other is rooted in simple algebraic methodology (I promise you’ve … Continue reading

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Perfect SAT Score Profile: College Compass Interviews Rebecca Chen

Rebecca Chen, a Test Masters Full Length SAT Course alum and rising senior at St. John’s School, has recently come forward as a Perfect SAT Score student. Chen, who captured her perfect score on the November 2013 SAT, joins the … Continue reading

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Ridge Liu Blogs about his upcoming semester at Rice University

Hey everyone! My name is Ridge Liu, and I am returning to intern at Test Masters this summer. You may remember some of my posts from last summer, like my Improve Your College Application: Extracurriculars or College Profile: New York … Continue reading

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Extra Hard SAT Math Question – Ratio Riddles

At the end of every SAT Math section, the test makers try to come up with an extremely difficult problem that will leave even the cleverest students scratching their heads. The really evil part, though, is that even these problems … Continue reading

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HBCU Spotlight – Howard University

Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have served a vital and transformative role in the history of America. Many of this country’s most prominent civil rights activists, politicians, actors, scientists, scholars, and public figures attended or taught at HBCUs, and … Continue reading

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