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When are the Breaks During the SAT Exam? (and How to Use Them Effectively)

When are the Breaks During the SAT Exam? (and How to Use Them Effectively)

It has one 10-minute break between the Reading and Writing sections and another 5-minute break between the Math No-Calculator and Math Calculator sections. There is ...
Should I Retake the SAT if I scored a 1500?

Should I Retake the SAT if I scored a 1500?

Scoring a 1500 on the SAT is no small feat, and students should feel proud of themselves for achieving a score just 100 points away ...
Is the May SAT easier?

Is the May SAT easier?

No. There is no test date that is easier than any other test dates. Some exams may have more or less generous curves. But students ...
Can a high SAT make up for GPA?

Can a high SAT make up for GPA?

Yes, a high SAT score can show colleges the true talent of a student. Colleges also have ranking systems that incentivize students with higher test ...
Is taking the SAT 4 times too many?

Is taking the SAT 4 times too many?

SoFlo recommends but doesn’t require that students take the SAT three times, maximum. Most students will plateau after the third attempt. ...
If 42 = 3(x-4), what is the value of x? Video Explanation

If 42 = 3(x-4), what is the value of x? Video Explanation

A) 4 | B)10 | C)18 | D)20 The correct answer is C, number 18 ...
Learn All About the SAT Test Sections to Get a High Score!

Learn All About the SAT Test Sections to Get a High Score!

Familiarizing yourself with the different SAT sections can even make or break your SAT scores, especially if you want that perfect score. So, it’s important ...
How to Improve and Study Vocabulary for the SAT and ACT

How to Improve and Study Vocabulary for the SAT and ACT

Studying for SAT vocab has become a debatable topic in terms of cost vs. benefit in improving SAT scores. Should students be spending hours memorizing ...
What to Bring to the SAT on Test Day 2021

What to Bring to the SAT on Test Day 2021

Feeling prepared on test day is crucial to success when taking the SAT or any of the SAT Subject Tests. Having the right calculator, pencil, ...
How to Find a Job during the Covid-19 Recession

How to Find a Job during the Covid-19 Recession

Millions of people have been let go from their companies during the Covid-19 pandemic. And the country is now going through a recession, which makes ...
How Much Does SAT Tutoring or SAT Prep Cost?

How Much Does SAT Tutoring or SAT Prep Cost?

The true cost of SAT tutoring varies based on many factors, like the class setting, the tutor, the location, and the payment plans. SoFlo has ...
Is AP® Human Geography Hard?

Is AP® Human Geography Hard?

AP Human Geography is often the first AP exam that students prepare for. As with many uncertain challenges in life, the first question you ask ...
How hard is AP® Physics?

How hard is AP® Physics?

Physics is a notoriously difficult subject, and AP Physics in particular can be intimidating, to say the least. It deals with a lot of unintuitive ...
How hard is AP® Calculus AB?

How hard is AP® Calculus AB?

The AP Calculus AB exam is historically one of the hardest AP exams. Its passing rate may look high at 58%, but it’s one of ...
Is AP® US History Hard?

Is AP® US History Hard?

Covering more than 500 years of history, AP United States History is a notoriously difficult course, culminating in an especially challenging exam. ...
Is AP® English Language Hard?

Is AP® English Language Hard?

What is the AP® Lang Exam, how I got a 5, and why it matters — everything you need to know to study for the ...
The Best Remote SAT Prep Tutoring

The Best Remote SAT Prep Tutoring

7 Reasons why SoFlo Tutors are the best remote SAT Prep Tutoring Almost all students could use a little support in a certain subject or ...
Is AP® World History Hard?

Is AP® World History Hard?

First, the vast majority of students who take the AP World History Exam are 10th graders, meaning the test is geared towards students who’ve never ...
How SoFlo Uses Online SAT Tutoring to Combat College Admissions Inequality

How SoFlo Uses Online SAT Tutoring to Combat College Admissions Inequality

College admissions is a system that is designed to perpetuate inequality. For years, top universities have employed admissions practices that favor students from better-funded school ...
Georgetown Entrepreneurship Inspires Student to Found Online SAT Prep Tutoring Company

Georgetown Entrepreneurship Inspires Student to Found Online SAT Prep Tutoring Company

Adam Shlomi (SFS ‘20), founded SoFlo SAT Tutoring, an online SAT prep company, after being inspired by the resources provided by Georgetown Entrepreneurship. The company, ...