How to Write a Killer SAT Essay in 25 Minutes or Less
Killer SAT Essay
Joanne Levy-Prewitt, syndicated columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle WOW! I am so impressed with this book. Talk about distillation. With incredible style and humor, Tom has managed to distill the essence of the SAT essay into 120 very readable pages. RH, Campolindo High School Tom's book was a crucial part of my preparation for the SAT. It not only taught me how to write an essay but it also gave me the conﬁdence to do so. I don't know how I could possibly face the SAT essay without this helpful information. In addition, my sister used this material and ended up getting a perfect score on her paper. Tom's book will relieve any fears you have about writing the SAT essay. -- RH, Campolindo High School KW, Miramonte High School With Tom's guidelines, pet paragraphs, and transition sentences, writing the SAT essay was a breeze. Before even receiving the topic, I already had general supporting evidence sure to ﬁt any prompt and transition and topic sentences for every paragraph. By making the essay into a universal outline where you can mix and match supporting points, Tom has created an ingenious method for writing an excellent essay in a short period of time, without the stress of trying to ﬁgure out structural details! SH, Campolindo High School Tom's book has a bunch of really simple strategies that are very applicable to the essay portion of the SAT. Since Tom had already helped me "prefabricate" and outline my essay before I even read the prompt, the ﬁrst part of the SAT was a real breeze and I made it through without a whole lot of stress. The rest of the SAT test is evil, but Tom's book deﬁnitely simpliﬁes the seemingly impossible essay. He's a real lifesaver! AK, Miramonte High School This book was my SAT fairy godmother. Reading the previous year’s prompts and learning easy ways to develop a quick, concise, and intelligent essay lowered my stress level more than any...