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Our on-demand video course allows students to prepare for the SAT at their own pace and convenience. The videos are led by an engaging instructor, and contain all the materials covered in our other SAT courses. Students are guided through a comprehensive curriculum that fully prepares them for their test.
HIGHLIGHTS
35+ Hours of Recorded Instruction
Instructor-led videos that you can watch anytime
Online Drills and Practice Questions
Our videos teach easy-to-learn strategies that include hundreds of drills and practice questions.
Practice Tests
10 tests from the College Board Suite. Students are able to score tests on our online platform and generate a detailed score report.
Online Access for 12 Months
Students have the ability to repeatedly watch recorded videos at their own pace.
COURSE DESCRIPTION
This SAT online video course will comprehensively cover the three tests and the essay that are on the SAT. These include: Evidenced-Based Reading Test, Writing and Language Test, Math Test, and the SAT Essay. As part of this course, you will have the capability to take and score several College Board SATs. In addition, you will be able to review your progress and pinpoint strengths and weaknesses in your own detailed score reports.
A detailed PDF syllabus can be downloaded here: Tutoring Machines SAT Online Video Course Syllabus
Evidenced-Based Reading Test
The Evidence-Based Reading chapters of this instructional video course cover strategies and techniques to handle the different types of passages (English Literature, Science, History, and Social Science), as well as comparative passages (two passages discussing different perspectives about the same topic).
Writing and Language Test
The Writing and Language chapters of this instructional video course cover strategies, techniques, and the rules of the English Language that are needed to excel on this test. Students will be equipped with the academic tools to handle the different problem types (Standard English Conventions and Expression of Ideas) in this section of the test.
Math Test
The Math chapters of this instructional video course cover all relevant topics that are tested on the SAT: Heart of Algebra, Passport to Advanced Math, Problem Solving and Data Analysis, and Additional Topics in Math.
SAT Essay
The Essay chapter of this instructional video course covers the strategies and template to write a high scoring essay.
Diagnostic Tests
Throughout this course, students will be taking real SAT tests that have been administered in the past from College Board to help them prepare for the real SAT. Taking diagnostic tests is a crucial element of test prep. Students will be able to score their tests and generate detailed score reports to help them evaluate their strengths and weaknesses. Students should always try their best to simulate actual testing conditions when taking these diagnostic tests. This will help students to build up the mental endurance that it takes to do a 4-hour test.
Syllabus
A detailed PDF syllabus can be downloaded here: Tutoring Machines SAT Online Video Course Syllabus
Course Syllabus
Our syllabus is a comprehensive account of the materials that will be covered in this course. Please be aware that we do not recommend that students follow a top-down approach to watching the videos. Instead, our syllabus is designed to go through the video chapters in a specific order. You will cover enough material to progressively take diagnostic tests as you progress through this course.
It is highly recommended to follow the syllabus for maximum score improvement. Try not to allow too much time to elapse between video lessons and homework. Doing at least 2 days of video lectures per week is generally a good pace to follow.
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The SAT is a standardized test that colleges require for admission. The key to being successful on the SAT is having a systematic, strategic approach to taking the test. It is about knowing the test and knowing how to do the test. Score improvement comes in stages. As soon as you master the techn...
The SAT consists of four sections plus an optional essay. The first section is the Evidence-Based Reading test. In this test, you are given a number of passages and ask several questions based on those passages. Evidence-Based Reading and section 2, the Writing and Language test, both combine t...
The SAT Reading section consists of five passages from three different genres: literary narrative, science, and history and social science. Four of the passages will be single passages, but you'll also get a comparative passages. This video lesson covers the techniques and strategies for doing t...
Implement the techniques taught in the previous video lesson (i.e. 1.1 SAT Evidence-Based Reading – Reading Strategy) when doing the homework. Begins with a quick overview of the general approach to Reading Passages before continuing to Reading Strategy passages and questions. Each question is ...
Builds on the techniques and strategies learned in the video lesson 1.1 SAT Evidence-Based Reading – Reading Strategy. As we learned earlier, SAT Evidence-Based Reading consists of five types of reading passages. This video lesson focuses on a specific type of reading passage called Comparative...
Implement the techniques taught in the previous video lesson (i.e. 1.3. SAT Evidence-Based Reading – The Art of Being Articulate) when doing the homework. Begins with a quick overview of the general approach to Reading Passages before continuing to Reading Strategy passages and questions. Each ...
The second section of the SAT is the Writing and Language test. Along with the first section, Evidence-Based Reading, these two sections combine to give you a score out of 800. In this video we review the structure of the Writing and Language test and its major categories and question types. We...
The Writing and Language test is made up of two primary categories: Standard English Conventions and Expression of Ideas. The Standard English Conventions is itself divided into two sections: Grammar and Usage and Punctuation Sentence Structure. In this video we dive into the first of those two ...
Implement the techniques taught in the previous video lesson (i.e. 2.1 SAT Writing and Language – Grammar and Usage) when doing the homework. Begins with a quick overview of the general approach to Grammar and Usage before continuing to practice questions. Each question is given the correct ans...
This video lesson continues with the second category of the Standard English Conventions and focuses on Punctuation and Sentence Structure.
Implement the techniques taught in the previous video lesson (i.e. 2.3 SAT Writing and Language – Punctuation and Structure) when doing the homework. Begins with a quick overview of the general approach to Punctuation and Sentence Structure before continuing to practice questions. Each question...
This video lesson is the first category of Standard English Expressions and focuses on Expression of Ideas. Expression of Ideas is about understanding what an author or passage is trying to communicate – the ideas that are trying to be expressed.
Implement the techniques taught in the previous video lesson (i.e. 2.5 SAT Writing and Language – Expression of Ideas) when doing the homework. Begins with a quick overview of the general approach to Expression of Ideas before continuing to practice questions. Each question is given the correct...
The third section of the SAT is the Math test. We go into detail with the Math sections starting with the structure. We also present an overall strategy on how to efficiently manage time and good habits to develop to be successful on the SAT.
In this video we break down a technique called The Numbers Game that is particularly effective in answering algebra variables. This strategy is so powerful, we use it with success not only with algebra variables, but will show you how it continues to be effective for other math questions.
Implement the techniques taught in the previous video lesson (i.e. 3.1 SAT Math – The Numbers Game) when doing the homework. Begins with a quick overview of the general approach to The Numbers Game before continuing to practice questions. Each question is given the correct answer and explained ...
The SAT tests Linear Equations frequently. It also tests the concept to an understanding of lines. Most students are familiar with the equation of a line, but in reality they don’t understand conceptually what they are doing. In this video, we break beyond the standard text book instruction and...
Implement the techniques taught in the previous video lesson (i.e. 3.3 SAT Math – Linear Equations) when doing the homework. Begins with a quick overview of the general approach to Linear Equations before continuing to practice questions. Each question is given the correct answer and explained ...
In this video we learn functions. When SAT decides really challenging problems, it’s called Passport to Advanced Math. This is the video that will help you succeed with these kinds of questions.
Implement the techniques taught in the previous video lesson (i.e. 3.5 SAT Math – Functions) when doing the homework. Begins with a quick overview of the general approach to Functions before continuing to practice questions. Each question is given the correct answer and explained in detail.
There are only a few actual Geometry questions on the actual SAT in both sections 3 and 4. It’s in the topic called Additional Topics in Math. Even there are not very many of these questions, it is still important to learn how to be successful on these questions because it encompasses so many t...
Implement the techniques taught in the previous video lesson (i.e. 3.7 SAT Math – Geometry) when doing the homework. Begins with a quick overview of the general approach to Geometry before continuing to practice questions. Each question is given the correct answer and explained in detail.
Arithmetic is one of those chapters that includes a number of miscellaneous topics.
Implement the techniques taught in the previous video lesson (i.e. 3.9 SAT Math – Arithmetic) when doing the homework. Begins with a quick overview of the general approach to Arithmetic before continuing to practice questions. Each question is given the correct answer and explained in detail.
Data Analysis questions are found in the calculator section of the Math test. While student’s often lament that these questions may not seem like they involve Math, they in fact are. We’ll explain why and show you how to interpret and analyze data. We are here to help you get prepared to be su...
Implement the techniques taught in the previous video lesson (i.e. 33.11 SAT Math – Data Analysis) when doing the homework. Begins with a quick overview of the general approach to Data Analysis before continuing to practice questions. Each question is given the correct answer and explained in d...
The SAT encompasses 4 tests plus the optional Essay. Typically colleges recommend you taking the SAT Essay. We break down the why and when you should take the SAT Essay. We’ll then help you gain an understanding of the Essay structure and the scoring breakdown. Then we go over good habits tha...