Category Archives: Grammar Crammer

Multiple Choice Writing Tips–Avoid Passive Voice

Perhaps you’re familiar with this scenario: finally, after you’d forgotten you’d even turned it in, your teacher passes back the paper you slaved over (maybe for weeks, maybe until 4:57 the night before), and there, at the top of the … Continue reading

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Multiple Choice Writing Tips—Subject-Verb Agreement

Many people finds that subject-verb agreement errors is easy to spot. They makes our sentences sounds weird. So how can the SAT get away with quizzing you over subject-verb agreement? By distracting you! One of the easiest ways for the … Continue reading

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SAT Multiple Choice Writing Tips—Illogical Comparison

We’re all familiar with the old adage “you can’t compare apples and oranges.” The phrase is so ubiquitous, in fact, that “Apples to Apples” is now a popular party game. If you think about it, the title fits—you can only … Continue reading

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SAT Multiple Choice Writing Tips—Pronouns

Don’t stop reading! Yes, you use pronouns every day and you know how to use them—for the most part—but if you want to make an 800 on that writing section, you’ll want to be able to spot all of the … Continue reading

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SAT Multiple Choice Writing Tips – Parallelism

Wait. Did that header just say “writing” and “parallelism”? Are they combining English and Math? I’m OUT! No, don’t worry! We’re not about to start graphing sentences on a coordinate plane; we’re just going to examine one of those nit-picky … Continue reading

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SAT Multiple Choice Writing Tips – Dangling Modifier

Grammar instruction in public schools has, for the most part, gone the way of the dinosaurs (bye, Felicia!), but that doesn’t mean you don’t have to know it for the SAT Multiple Choice Writing section (gulp). Luckily, it’s surprisingly easy … Continue reading

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