About This Chapter
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- Begin your assignment or other PSAT prep work.
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- Struggle with understanding the structure, timing, scoring, test-taking strategies or any other reading section topic
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- Learn at Your Pace: You can pause and rewatch lessons as often as you'd like, until you master the material.
- Examine the structure, scoring and timing of this section.
- Learn about the organization of test questions according to difficulty.
- Practice various test-taking strategies.
1. The Structure of the PSAT Reading Section
Get a helpful preview of the structure of the reading test on the new PSAT: what kind of passages and questions you'll see, what the section structure is like, and how to approach it strategically to maximize your score.
2. PSAT Reading Section: Test Taking Strategies
Are you ready to ace the PSAT Reading Test? Bone up on strategy first and then learn where to find the easy questions, how to manage your time, and the 3-step approach for avoiding trap answers.
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Other chapters within the PSAT Prep: Tutoring Solution course
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- PSAT Writing - Grammar and Usage: Tutoring Solution
- PSAT Reading - Sentence Completions: Tutoring Solution
- PSAT Reading - Reading Passages: Tutoring Solution
- PSAT Reading - Understanding Reading Passages: Tutoring Solution
- PSAT Reading - Literary Terms: Tutoring Solution
- PSAT Math - About the Math Section: Tutoring Solution
- PSAT Math - Numbers and Operations: Tutoring Solution
- PSAT Math - Equations and Expressions: Tutoring Solution
- PSAT Math - Exponents: Tutoring Solution
- PSAT Math - Rational Equations and Expressions: Tutoring Solution
- PSAT Math - Inequalities: Tutoring Solution
- PSAT Math - Functions: Tutoring Solution
- PSAT Math - Geometry and Measurement: Tutoring Solution
- PSAT Math - Data Analysis, Statistics and Probability: Tutoring Solution