3 Typical SAT Essay Mistakes


You've probably heard plenty about the SAT Essay: “it's optional," “schools don't care about it," “schools only say they don't care about it." Regardless of what people are saying, it's usually a good idea to add the SAT Essay during your registration just in case you end up needing it.

While there are plenty of ways to write a winning SAT essay on test day, it can also be easy to slip up and write one your graders won't be so thrilled about. There are plenty of common (and avoidable!) mistakes students make on the essay just because they don't spend enough time considering the task at hand. Wondering what those might be? I've got a handy list here to make it easier for you to avoid them.

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