For students preparing for upcoming SAT® exams, the optional Essay section and specific Subject Tests will no longer be available. On January 19, 2021, the College Board® announced adaptations to the SAT exam, specifically the discontinuation of the optional Essay section and Subject Tests. With the COVID-19 pandemic creating postponements, cancellations, and general consternation about […]
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Several questions on the SAT exam require students to know where commas should be placed in relation to quotations: Before the beginning of the quotation, commas should be placed after the last word, which is usually a verb. When the quotation occurs in the middle of the sentence, commas should be placed before and after […]
Both the SAT and ACT exams test student knowledge about whether a comma should be placed between introductory information and the sentence’s independent clause. Introductory information can include phrases or dependent clauses that come before a sentence’s independent clause.
Both the SAT and ACT exams expect students to know whether or not appositives should be set off from the rest of the sentence with commas.
Both the SAT and ACT exams test comma placement between two independent clauses joined by a conjunction (FANBOYS: for, and, nor, but, or, yet, so). In this type of sentence, the comma is placed after the first independent clause and before the conjunction. Most questions on the exams that require a comma between two independent […]