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Answer explanation for difficult SAT Writing question?

I don't really understand the reasoning behind the answer to this question: Born of Ibuza parents in Nigeria, novelist Buchi Emecheta moved to England in 1962, since which she has lived in North London. A) Same as above B)1962 and has lived since then in North London. C)1962, since then she has liv...
16 Apr '18, 08:08 alisondaewon11
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Answer explanation for a hard SAT Writing question?

I'm having trouble with this SAT Writing question, and I was wondering if someone could explain the answer to me. Here it is: In context, which of the following is the best way to combine sentences 6 and 7? In royal palaces there were to be found many comforts that medieval castles did not offer. Th...
21 Mar '18, 05:00 joeroot1234(suspended)
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Answer explanation for this SAT writing question?

Raised on the Laguna Pueblo reservation, the novels of Leslie Maroon Silko affirm the enduring role of oral traditions and ceremonies in the Pueblo culture. A) Raised on the Laguna Pueblo reservation, the novels of Leslie Marmon Silko B) Raised on Laguna Pueblo reservation, Leslie Marmon Silko's nov...
21 Mar '18, 04:19 joeroot1234(suspended)
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Should I retake the ACT or try the SAT instead?

I got a 30 on the ACT, but I didn't take it with Writing. I wasn't expecting to get this high of a score the first time around, so I figured it was fine to save Writing for a retake. At this point, I have to either take the ACT again with Writing or take the SAT. I'm thinking maybe I should go with...
26 May '16, 11:46 Sam_PrepScholar1.4k
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SAT Writing question explanation?

Having an exceptionally dry and stable atmosphere, astronomers chose Mauna Kea as the prospective site of the world`s largest optical telescope. (A) Having an exceptionally dry and stable atmosphere, astronomers chose Mauna Kea (B) Astronomers who chose Mauna Kea for its exceptionally dry and stable...
08 Feb '16, 12:26 Sam_PrepScholar1.4k
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Is the passive voice always wrong on SAT Writing?

I recently saw an SAT Writing question where a choice was incorrect supposedly just because it used the passive voice. Are answer choices that use the passive voice always wrong even if they're grammatically correct otherwise?
25 Jan '16, 14:56 Sam_PrepScholar1.4k
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Why Do Some Schools Ignore the SAT Writing Section?

I'm frustrated with the fact that many colleges don't consider the SAT Writing section. I got my best section score on Writing, and I'm disappointed that some schools won't see it. What's the deal with this?
17 Dec '15, 15:04 Sam_PrepScholar1.4k
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How to Detect No Error Sentences SAT Writing?

I want to score close to an 800 on SAT Writing, but I keep thinking there's an error in every sentence correction question. I always end up getting 5-10 questions wrong because I can never bring myself to choose "NO ERROR" as the right answer. How can I do a better job of detecting sentences where "...
09 Dec '15, 15:49 Sam_PrepScholar1.4k

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