Below are essay prompts from the most recent SAT administration in October 2015. Prompt 1 Think carefully about the issue presented in the following excerpt and the assignment below. Some people say that leaders are most effective when they are unwilling to compromise. Leaders who refuse to yield are likely to gain the respect of […]

Below are essay prompts from the most recent SAT administration in June 2015. Prompt 1 Think carefully about the issue presented in the following excerpt and the assignment below. At the core of any good dialogue is not the ability to talk louder than another person but rather the ability to listen calmly to diverse […]

Below are essay prompts from the most recent SAT administration in May 2015. Prompt 1 Think carefully about the issue presented in the following excerpt and the assignment below. Many people believe that loyalty—whether to an individual, an organization, or a nation—means unconditional and unquestioning support no matter what. To these people, the withdrawal of […]

Below are essay prompts from the most recent SAT administration in March 2015. Prompt 1 Think carefully about the issue presented in the following excerpt and the assignment below. Self-discipline is what allows you to say “no” and to resist doing things that might make you happy but are bad for you. Self-discipline is like […]

Below are essay prompts from the most recent SAT administration in January 2015. Prompt 1 Think carefully about the issue presented in the following excerpt and the assignment below. We are often told to “put on a brave face” or to be strong. To do this, we often have to hide, or at least minimize, […]