Posts Tagged ‘ exams ’

Wednesday’s Writing Tip

Is that a real word? Have you ever had a conversation where the person you are speaking with throws in a word that you have never heard before? The English language has morphed over the years, slang terms used as …

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Thursday’s Thrilling Tidbit

Did a missing comma kill a King? In 1308, King Edward II of England married Princess Isabella of France ( who at the time was 12 years old). King Edward had no interest in the young Isabella and at an …

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Monday’s Sample SAT Question

The tiger (A) usually hunts by night and (B) feeds on a variety of animals, (C) but it prefers fairly large prey (D) such as deer and wild pigs.  (E) No Error. Which part of the sentence is incorrect?  A)  B)  C)  D)  E) …

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SAT MATCHING VOCABULARY

Match the SAT words to their meanings. The answers are at the bottom of the page. 1. _____ sedentary a. — tending to revert or go back; reverting to an earlier or less advanced state or form 2. _____ regressive …

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March 10, 2012 SAT ~ Get Help Now!

The March SAT is just around the corner. Now is the time to learn some last minute tips and tricks to be more successful and feel more confident when taking the SAT exam. Tutoring Match tutors are available now to …

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Sunday’s SAT/ACT Question

The newborn baby was enamored with the rattle. Enamored means: A. FascinatedB. HappyC. Unsure what to doD. Aggravated   To locate the answer, click on Answers to Daily Questions under the Categories listed on the right side of the page …

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Sunday’s SAT Question

Medieval kingdoms did not become constitutional republics overnight; on the contrary, the change was ____________. A) unpopular B) unexpected C) advantageous D) sufficient E) gradual To locate the answer, click on Answers to Daily Questions under the Categories listed on …

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Thursday’s Fascinating Fact

The Origins of Some Very Familiar Symbols ! – To most of us this is a regular exclamation point. To the Roman Empire the symbol was meant to resemble a pen over a dot denoting the surprise or joy at …

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Wednesday’s Writing: Inspirational Quotations

We’ve all seen them before: inspirational quotations. They frequent prominent areas on people’s Facebook and Myspace profiles. They appear on daily quickwrite questions and are used by friends and families to give an uplifting word to one another. So how …

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Academic Success

“We are creating a one size fits all system that needlessly brands many young people as failures, when they might thrive if offered a different education whose progress was measured differently. Paradoxically we’re embracing standardized tests just when the economy …

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