November 2, 2013 – SAT Essay Prompts Below are essay prompts from the most recent SAT administration in November 2, 2013. Prompt 1 Think carefully about the issue presented in the following excerpt and the assignment below. We are often reminded that acquiring and owning material possessions—money, property, jewelry, even clothing—will not lead to true […]

October 5, 2013 – SAT Essay Prompts Below are essay prompts from the most recent SAT administration in October 5, 2013. Prompt 1 Think carefully about the issue presented in the following excerpt and the assignment below. Most people think that contentment—being happy with the way things are—is the perfect state of affairs. After all, […]

2013 the 10 best US national College result by U.S. News The 2013 result was a slight changed of the national colleges: No. 1 Princeton University No. 2 Harvard University No. 3 Yale University No. 4 Columbia University No. 5 Stanford University No. 5 University of Chicago No. 7 Duke University No. 7 Massachusetts Institute […]

June 1, 2013 – SAT Essay Prompts Below are essay prompts from the most recent SAT administration in June 2013. Prompt 1 Think carefully about the issue presented in the following excerpt and the assignment below. Our cherished notions of what is equal and what is fair frequently conflict. Democracy presumes that we are all created […]

The College Board’s SAT recommended reading list – Beowulf Achebe, Chinua Things Fall Apart Agee, James A Death in the Family Austen, Jane Pride and Prejudice Baldwin, James Go Tell It on the Mountain Beckett, Samuel Waiting for Godot Bellow, Saul The Adventures of Augie March Brontë, Charlotte Jane Eyre Brontë, Emily Wuthering Heights Camus, […]

May 4, 2013 – SAT Essay Prompts Below are essay prompts from the most recent SAT administration in May 4, 2013. Prompt 1 Think carefully about the issue presented in the following excerpt and the assignment below. People use the term “wisdom” to mean many things. They describe someone as wise if that person is intelligent, […]

March 9, 2013 – SAT Essay Prompts Below are essay prompts from the most recent SAT administration in March 9, 2013. Prompt 1 Think carefully about the issue presented in the following excerpt and the assignment below. People often focus on “the details,” those seemingly minor features and elements that often have major effects or consequences. […]

January 26, 2013 – SAT Essay Prompts Below are essay prompts from the most recent SAT administration in January 26, 2013. Prompt 1 Think carefully about the issue presented in the following excerpt and the assignment below. People generally prefer originality to imitation, which is often considered inferior and second-rate. However, we have learned most of […]

June 4, 2011 – SAT Essay Prompts Below are essay prompts from the most recent SAT administration in June 4, 2011. Prompt 1 Think carefully about the issue presented in the following excerpt and the assignment below. People assume that every accomplishment—each step in what we call progress—will lead to the solution to a problem […]