Acing the SAT Timed Essay — Tip 1

Acing the SAT Timed Essay — Tip 1

Acing the SAT Timed Essay — Tip 1

Posted by nywriting-admin | January 26, 2017

Before reading the passage, go to the very end of the essay, and read the prompt in the box. It will contain the essay’s theme. Note it. Then, read the essay, with an eye towards how the writer is trying to convince based on that theme. Noting the writer’s thesis or theme before you read will focus your reading, saving you time and concern about the essay’s meaning.