A Brief Guide to Writing the SAT Essay

What the SAT Readers are looking for Your SAT essay is scored by 2 Readers who will be looking for key aspects of your essay and giving you a grade between 1 and 4 on 3 main elements: Reading, Analysis, and Writing. Your score will be expressed as 8/8/8 or 6/5/6 or 4/4/4 or some…

List of Rhetorical Devices for the SAT Essay

What follows is not an exhaustive list of rhetorical devices you might encounter on the new SAT Essay, but this is a good starting point. I have split them into the larger categories of Logos, Ethos and Pathos, but some of these devices fall into more than one category, so don’t get too hung up…