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The original poster paraphrased and in some instances copied word to word the strategies that appear in Barrons SAT 2400 book. Just FYI.
2400, 2340, 2400 --> 2310 real, then 2400, 2310 --> 2400 real.
I am currently reading the book and about 80% of the tips in it are very close to yours. Unlike you, I dont have much time on my hands, but when I do, I ll make sure to provide some quotes from the book and pages so people can see for themselves.
noita, did you practice for the math section with only the SAT review books or did you practice with other workbooks, like Barron's SAT workbook, too?
Also, do you know if Direct Hits (volumes 1 and 2) is a really good SAT vocab book to study from? Currently, I'm using WordSmart I, but I don't know if I should do WordSmart I and II and Direct Hits volumes 1 and 2 or just continue to only use WordSmart I (and maybe WordSmart II).
noita, i'm doing wordsmart I right now......but would you recommend me doing wordsmart II as well? (it just seems like there are a lot of words that won't show up on the actual SATs but I'm not sure...)
also, would you recommend following the long reading passages' "answer the questions as you go" advice for the short reading passages?