Test Prep Tip: SAT Critical Reading (formerly SAT Verbal) Section [Video]

Students are always looking for tips to improve their reading comprehension on the critical reading section of the SAT (formerly known as the SAT verbal portion). Students can easily become overwhelmed by reading passages, making it difficult to answer questions. A+ ACT and SAT test prep tutor, Anson Han, provides a great tip about using comprehension skills to answer questions on the critical reading section.sat_verbal_test_prep 

Key Takeaways:

  • Go through the questions, and answer the ones you know.
  • Then, look for a common theme among the questions you were able to answer.
  • Use that common theme to narrow down or find answers for the questions you're struggling with.

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