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How to Fix Careless Mistakes

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At some point, we’ve all been a little brain dead. I once thought 10/5 was 5. Can you spot my flawed thought process here? (Hint: I subtracted, rather than divided). But the girl in this video below really takes the cake. I guarantee it’ll be the funniest 5 minutes of your day. I was dyyyyiiing. You might want to sit down for this. …

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The “Divide and Conquer” Technique That Increased a 550 to a 720 Reading

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I’ve lost count of the number of students I’ve shown this “Divide and Conquer” technique to who have come back wide-eyed the VERY next tutoring session, and said things like: “That reading strategy is so much better than what I used to do.” “Dude, Peter, that technique really works. I barely missed any questions!” “OMG, why the hell didn’t they teach me this …

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Functions Got You Down?

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Friggin’ functions, right? Do they got you down? Don’t despair because I’ve created a fantastic playlist explaining them. This is a BIG concept on the SAT that makes up anywhere from 4-6 questions per test (out of 54 math questions, so that’s a lot. 7.4% to 11.1% of the math section!). It also tends to be ripe with traps because it’s …