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    What You Need to Know to Crush the SAT: Reading Edition

    Honestly, the reading and writing part was the easiest for me. It’s also one of the hardest parts to prepare for (or for which to prepare if you’re really into grammar). My First and Best Tip:  Read, Read, Read! You should practice reading high level articles, books, and such to prepare yourself. I’d recommend reading from the following publications The New Yorker The Atlantic The New York Times (specially the Saturday Essays) Foreign Affairs The Council on Foreign Relations The Washington Post The Wall Street Journal You should also challenge yourself by reading some fiction. Here are some books my English teacher recommended: Wuthering Heights – Bronte Invisible Man –…

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    How I am Studying for the AP Chemistry Exam

    This year has been crazy. Amidst all of the craziness that happened this spring, I totally blew off studying for my APs. This year I took two APs: AP United States History (APUSH) and AP Chemistry (AP Chem). APUSH has been one of my favorite classes this year, so I didn’t really study for the AP as I had done well on all of my assignments (DBQs, SAQ, MC, tests etc.). Chem on the other hand is a whole other beast. I love chemistry. I really hope. I hope to minor in chemistry in college, but boy has this class kicked my hiney this year. It’s been rough. I love…

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    Biology Study with Me + Tips

    Hi y’all! Today, I will be sharing a time-lapse of me answering some questions to study for my upcoming biology quiz and some of my favorite tips for studying biology. Link to my study with me.  Right now, I’m taking Honors biology as a junior. Honors Junior biology at my school goes into the same depth as AP Biology, but covers fewer topics and doesn’t really have the label emphasis that AP Bio has. Bio has been my hardest class this year, so I’ve really had to sharpen my study skills. Here are my tips! Read the textbook before class. This is huge. I cannot emphasize this enough. Biology isn’t…