How to Earn a Top Reading Score on the SAT Essay

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There are three scores that you'll receive on the SAT Essay, each evaluating a different skill. While Analysis and Writing may seem self-explanatory, some students don't fully understand what's necessary to earn a top Reading score. Here are the steps you should take to maximize your points by showing that you "understood the passage, including the interplay of central ideas and important details" and have made "an effective use of textual evidence."

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