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The New SAT and Reading Stamina

According to The New York Times, the new SAT is reading-heavy in both the reading/writing sections and the math sections of the test.

Some changes according to experts are, “longer and harder reading passages and more words in math problems. The shift is leading some educators and college admissions officers to fear that the revised test will penalize students who have not been exposed to a lot of reading” (Hartocollis). Exposure to a lot of varied reading and building reading stamina can help you score better on the test.

Where’s the best place to find reading texts?  The HP Scots Library of course! We’ll help recommend books to build your reading stamina, broaden your knowledge of literature, help you succeed in college and beyond, and inspire you to become a lifelong reader.


Hartocollis, Anemona. “New, Reading-Heavy SAT Has Students Worried. “The New

     York Times. The New York Times, 08 Feb. 2016. Web. 10 Feb. 2016.


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