Advanced Placement

College Board Discontinues SAT® Subject Tests and Optional Essay

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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 […]

Grammar

Commas and Quotations on the SAT® Exam

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Commas and Quotations on the SAT® Exam

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 […]