Hacking The SATs Full Program
Deconstructing the SATs to Your Advantage
Ryan Fitzgibbons
Welcome!
Intro Survey
Course Schedule
SAT Practice Test 1 - Questions
SAT Practice Test 1 - Explanations
SAT Practice Test 2 - Questions
SAT Practice Test 2 - Explanations
SAT Practice Test 3 - Questions
SAT Practice Test 3 - Explanations
SAT Practice Test 3 - Scoring Guide
SAT Practice Test 4 - Questions
SAT Practice Test 4 - Explanations
SAT Practice Test 4 - Scoring
SAT Practice Test 5 - Questions
SAT Practice Test 5 - Explanations
SAT Practice Test 5 - Scoring
General Strategy: Introduction
General Strategy 1: To Guess or Not To Guess?
General Strategy 2: Think With Your Brain, Remember With Your Pencil
General Strategy 3: When Two Answers are Equal, Get Rid of Both of Them!
General Strategy 4: Change How You Take The Test
General Strategy 5: Finish On Time
General Strategy 6: Skip Problems and Return
General Strategy 7: Review Wrong Answers
General Strategy 8: Don't Be Brilliant. Just Be Right.
General Strategy 9: Scantrons
General Strategy 10: Scoring
General Strategy 11: Prior To Test Day
General Strategy 12: What To Bring On Test Day
Reading Section Introduction
Reading Strategy: Overview
Reading Strategy 1: Write Down Main Idea
Reading Strategy 2: Yes. Actually Read The Passage
Reading Strategy 3: Predict Before You Peek
Reading Strategy 4: Read Actively
Reading Strategy 5: Don't Rationalize Mediocre Answers
Reading Strategy 6: Fire Them!
Reading Strategy 7: Never Assume
Reading Strategy 8: Touch the Right Answer
Reading Strategy 9: Question Wording
Reading Strategy 10: Beware of Word for Word
Reading Strategy 11: Nitpick Every Word
Reading Strategy 12: Broad Answers Over Specific
Reading Strategy 13: Work Backwards if Needed
Reading Strategy 14: Command of Evidence Questions
Reading Strategy 15: Vocab in Context
Reading Strategy 16: Function
Reading Strategy 17: Inference
Reading Strategy 18: Infographics
Reading Strategy 19: Paired Passage
Reading Strategy 20: Detail Questions
Reading Strategy 21: Generalization
Reading Strategy 22: Connections
Reading Strategy 23: Specifics for Each Type of Passage - Literature
Reading Strategy 24: Social Studies/History
Reading Strategy 25: Science
Reading Strategy 26: Trap 1. EXTREME
Reading Strategy 27: Trap 2. OPPOSITE
Reading Strategy 28: Trap 3. MISUSED TRUTH
Reading Strategy 29: Trap 4. DISTORTION
Reading Strategy 30: TRAP 5. OFF THE PAGE
Reading Section Passage 1: 1 - 10
Reading Section Passage 2: 11 - 21
Reading Section Passage 3: 22 - 31
Reading Section Passage 4: 32 - 41
Reading Section Passage 5: 42 - 52
Writing Section Introduction
Writing Strategy: Overview
Writing Strategy 1: Wordiness
Writing Strategy 2: Improper Pronouns
Writing Strategy 3: Unidentified Pronouns
Writing Strategy 4: Ignore Prep Phrases and Fluff Between Commas
Writing Strategy 5: Verb Tense
Writing Strategy 6: Parallelism
Writing Strategy 7: Sentences vs. Fragments
Writing Strategy 8: Singular/Plural Disagreement
Writing Strategy 9: Modifier Errors
Writing Strategy 10: Idioms/Word Choice
Writing Strategy 11: Transitions
Writing Strategy 12: Adjectives/Adverbs
Writing Strategy 13: Comparisons
Writing Strategy 14: Passive Voice
Writing Strategy 15: Punctuation
Writing Strategy 16: Unique Words
Writing Strategy 17: Big Picture
Writing Strategy 18: Consistency
Writing Strategy 19: Science Questions
Writing Strategy 20: Ordering Sentences/Paragraphs
Writing Strategy 21: Read the Title!
Writing Strategy 22: Big Picture Examples
Writing Section Passage 1: 1 - 11
Writing Section Passage 2: 12 - 22
Writing Section Passage 3: 23 - 33
Writing Section Passage 4: 34 - 44
Math Section Introduction
Math Strategy: Overview
Math Strategy 1: Confirm the Question
Math Strategy 2: Use Calculator Carefully
Math Strategy 3: Show Your Work
Math Strategy 4: Order of Difficulty
Math Strategy 5: Double Check Your Work
Math Strategy 6: Pick Numbers
Math Strategy 7: Backsolve
Math Strategy 8: Take the First Step
Math Strategy 9: Memorize Formulas
Math Strategy 10: Linear Equations
Math Strategy 11: Ratios & Proportions
Math Strategy 12: Rates, Units of Measurement
Math Strategy 13: Percentages
Math Strategy 14: Exponents, Radicals, Polynomials & Expressions
Math Strategy 15: Label Given Info
Math Strategy 16: Angles
Math Strategy 17: Triangles
Math Strategy 18: Circles
Math Strategy 19: Graphs
Math Strategy 20: Draw Figures
Math Strategy 21: Systems of Equations
Math Strategy 22: Functions
Math Strategy 23: Probability & Statistics
Math Strategy 24: Find A Pattern
Math Strategy 25: Inequalities
Math Strategy 26: Scatterplots
Math Strategy 27: Parabolas/Quadratics
Math Strategy 28: Trigonometry
Math Strategy 29: Alter Figures
Math Strategy 30: Forget Distance and Midpoint Formulas
Math Strategy 31: Imaginary Numbers
Math Strategy 32: Math Vocab
Math Strategy 33: Figures Drawn to Scale
Math Strategy 34: Use Common Sense
Math No Calculator Section 1 - 10
Math No Calculator Section 11 - 20
Math Calculator Section 1 - 10
Math Calculator Section 11 - 20
Math Calculator Section 21 - 30
Math Calculator Section 31 - 38
Review Section Introduction
End of Course Survey
Reading Section Passage 1: 1 - 10
Reading Section Passage 2: 11 - 20
Reading Section Passage 3: 21 - 30
Reading Section Passage 4: 31 - 41
Reading Section Passage 5: 42 - 52
Writing Section Passage 1: 1 - 11
Writing Section Passage 2: 12 - 22
Writing Section Passage 3: 23 - 33
Writing Section Passage 4: 34 - 44
Math No Calculator Section 1 - 15
Math No Calculator Section 16 - 20
Math Calculator Section: 1 - 10
Math Calculator Section: 11 - 19
Math Calculator Section: 20 - 30
Math Calculator Section 31 - 38