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Weird SAT Words & Groups of SAT Synonyms

        These are weird SAT words you need to know: dross (impurities) slag (impurities) charlatan (faker) necromancy (communication with the dead) sorcerer (someone who communicates with the dead) conflagration (big fire) palisade (row of stakes)   These …

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Back to the Books, Second Time Around

Praxis. A dreaded word for anyone who is looking to get licensed as a teacher in the state of CT. Doesn’t matter that you have been a teacher for over 10 years and have premanent licensing in another state( having …

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The Advantages of Online Tutoring

                               There are several advantages of online tutoring. It is safer: Some times parents are worried about the safety of their children during private coaching session when both of them are not at home. Online tutorials are safer in this …

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SSAT Analogies – The PLUG-IN PHRASES

ANALOGIES are all about RELATIONSHIPS: PUT IN THE FORM OF A SENTENCE or STATEMENT  TRY TURNING THE PAIR AROUND KEEP THE SENTENCE SHORT  Word (protagonist) “is the opposite of a” Opposed Word (antagonist)  Idea (communism) “is opposed by” Opposition (capitalism) …

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Questions without any Answers?

Why are there interstate highways in Hawaii?  Why do they put Braille dots on the keypad of the drive-up ATM?  Why do they call it rush hour when nothing moves?  If you choke a smurf, what color does it turn? …

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A Fine Line Between Punitive and Progress

Michelle Rhe,Chancellor of the Washington Public Schools, has been under fire for her strict policies and strong command. Now she is stepping down. Below is an article from the New York times detailing her career. The New York Times thinks …

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Tuesday’s Test-Taking Question

Choose the words that when inserted into the sentence best fits the meaning of the sentence. Laboratories have been warned that provisions for animal protection that in the past were merely _____ will now be mandatory; _____ of this policy …

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Tuesday’s Test-Taking Tip

In a multiple choice question don’t allow yourself to be mislead by an answer that looks correct, but isn’t actually supported by the text.

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Saturday’s ISEE / SSAT Question

Find the word that most closely matches the word with the capital letters. FLING: A) rotate B) hurl C) arouse D) pound E) defy

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