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Difficult SAT and ACT math problems (for my friends at Reddit r/SAT, r/ACT)

  I often have particularly good students ask for hard SAT and ACT problems. These students also tend to frequent Reddit. It’s an interesting Venn diagram. Anyways, here’s a list of some hard problems that I give these students. I’ve pulled these from the GRE and the GMAT, two exams I teach which have similar […]

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How I went from a 1290 on the PSAT to a 1590 on the SAT in one year: r/SAT Reddit success story

Summary Doesn’t recommend prep classes. Did a lot of Khan questions, which they recommend (they have kind of a peculiar method). Big fans of Khan, PrepScholar blog, QAS tests, r/SAT. Somewhat fans of Erica Meltzer and SAT black book. Disliked Barron’s. Original Reddit post So I saw a thread that u/boredandusingreddit posted about how they got their […]

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How I went from a 1370 to a 1560 on the SAT (with 22/24 on the essay) in 2 months: r/SAT reddit success story

Summary Materials: Khan Academy College Board book of 8 practice tests Princeton Review Official SAT Guide College Board Essay Rubric Method: One month for content review through Princeton Review book. Go through the entire thing, mark the ones you did incorrectly so you can reattempt them [editor’s note: my error log app 21st Night is […]

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GMAT Study Plan Review. What’s the best GMAT study plan?

GMAT study plan review and comparison: MBA.com vs. Magoosh vs. MBA Crystal Ball vs. Kaplan vs. GMATClub I’m a professional GMAT tutor, so I get the chance to see a lot of people go through the GMAT studying process. Here’s how the process normally goes: “I’m a smart, confident person. The GMAT should be a […]

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How to avoid silly mistakes and careless errors on the GMAT by a GMAT tutor

How to avoid silly mistakes and careless errors on the GMAT, by a 750 scorer (and GMAT tutor) If you’re looking at this blog post, you’re probably feeling quite frustrated right now. You might have just taken a practice test or done a huge chunk of quant practice, and it did not go as intended. […]

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Questions 1-11 in PrepTest 63, Section III LR explained with my LR method

Hey, need some help on LSAT Logical Reasoning? How about LSAT academic coaching from a 99th percentile tutor?  As long as you can provide the hard work, we can provide you with a customized study plan, expert resources, 24/7 texting and email support, weekly check-ins with homework in between,  and continual encouragement right up until test […]

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Stop what you’re doing (in Logical Reasoning), because I’m about to ruin (your incorrect approach)

Having trouble on LSAT Logical Reasoning? Try LSAT academic coaching from a 99th percentile tutor!  As long as you can provide the hard work, we can provide you with a customized study plan, 24/7 texting and email support, weekly check-ins with homework in between,  and continual encouragement right up until test day. Only $299/month (way cheaper and […]

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To improve on Sentence Correction, think of it as a logic puzzle

Sentence Correction on the GMAT is a deceptive logic puzzle. It’s deceptive because it looks like it’s just a question of grammar, but that’s not the case. Take this question, for instance: A professor at the university has taken a sabbatical to research on James Baldwin’s books that Baldwin wrote in France while he was […]

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How to improve on GRE verbal according to Reddit (r/gre)

How to improve on GRE verbal according to Reddit (r/gre) Related: a guide to studying for the GRE Introduction Studying for GRE Verbal is hard. There are a bunch of recommendations floating all over the Internet, and it’s not easy to sort through them. That’s why I’ve decided to compile the Reddit experts’ opinions on […]

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My post on Reddit GRE (r/gre) on why your quant score isn’t improving

As a GRE tutor, I work with a lot of people who have trouble in quant. They’re usually a little embarrassed and somewhat baffled about this. They say, “I haven’t done any of this stuff since high school,” or “I can’t believe I forgot this.” Here’s what I always tell them: it’s not that you forgot […]

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