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“Better to have it and not need it, than need it and not have it.“ At Academic Approach, we get asked all the time, “is the essay optional?” The answer is yes, but also no. Technically, the essay on both the ACT and SAT is optional – you can elect to take either test with or without […]
On the new SAT essay, students will be given a 700-900-word text from a published work in humanities, social sciences, or sciences. Students will be asked to read the text and compose an essay that analyzes the author’s use of evidence, logic, and rhetoric to make a point. The SAT essay questions will be virtually identical going forward, but the texts students must analyze will be different for each test.