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8 Grammar Tips to Help Kids on the SAT

Teens biting their nails over this portion of the College Board exam? Or simply looking for tricks to brush up on the ol' English? Get help here!

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In American education – particularly at the high school level – grammar can be a lost art (particularly in these texting times). Often, teens are left to their own devices when it comes to parsing parts of speech. Which can be disastrous when it comes to preparing college essays – and for the writing portion of the SAT, for example.

Tom Clements, author of How to Write a Killer SAT Essay… in 25 Minutes or Less!, has mastered grammar – thanks to 20 years as an SAT tutor, the owner of TCTutoring, and a grammar and composition college professor. (Not to mention, a dad of four daughters!)

Clements has simplified a large part of the complexity of English grammar down to eight "main points" that students find easy to grasp. Click on to explore Clements' tricks – which are exactly what he teaches his students!

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