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Livestream #5 & 6

DATE: May 4 and May 5, 2017


Here are highlights from the Reason Prep Livestream #5 & 6 – SAT/ACT study session:

0:00 When reading passages, should you summarize each paragraph?
1:17 How to manage Reading passage difficulty
3:02 Tips for solving Two Part Reading questions on the SAT
5:47 Tips for finding Rhetorical Strategies to discuss on the SAT Essay
7:47 Two dashes or two commas?
9:05 Tips for answering main idea questions in Reading
11:33 Return of the SAT Experimental Section?
13:24 How to make ratios/proportions for similar triangle problems
17:41 How often can I skip questions in Reading?
18:46 What’s the difference between a colon and a semi-colon?
20:15 When should I use a dash in SAT Writing/ACT English?
23:15 How to get a high score on SAT Writing
24:21 What trigonometry do I need to know for SAT Math?
26:48 How do I find the area of a sector in a circle?
28:18 What formulas do I need to know for SAT Math?
30:30 How many times should I take the SAT?
31:31 How do I focus during the SAT/ACT?
33:10 Will doing many practice tests improve my time management?
35:14 Why it’s important to SKIP questions
37:21 Best resources for the SAT Subject Tests in Math Level 2
39:26 Are complex passages to be attempted first or last?
40:24 Taking ACT Tests & SAT Subject Tests at the same time?


Livestream #5

Livestream #6


About the Author:

I’m Rob Schombs, the founder of Reason Prep, creator of these videos, and your test prep tutor. I earned a BA in Chemistry (2006) and an MA in Science and Technology Studies (2009) from Cornell University. In 2010 I started tutoring SAT, ACT, math, chemistry, and writing full-time, and Reason Prep followed shortly after!