Many universities require students to achieve a certain score on the SAT or ACT before being accepted into their program of choice. This can often seem daunting or even impossible. However, with the right test preparation, the stress can be alleviated and you can gain better focus on the questions at hand on the day of the examination. The PSAT is a standardized test created to help students prepare for the ACT and the SAT. While there are many ways to prepare for the PSAT, the Varsity Tutors’ Learning Tools Question of the Day is an excellent tool to include in your studies.
The Question of the Day offers a daily test review in PSAT Writing. This tool is an excellent supplement to the Learning Tools test preparation offerings. Each day, a question similar to what will be found on the examination is randomly chosen for you to answer. This randomization is designed to help you explore various parts of PSAT Writing. The Question of the Day covers all aspects of the Writing portion of the exam. These areas include Standard English conventions, words in context, subject area analysis, expression of ideas, and command of evidence.
Through answering these daily questions, you will discover more about the subject, as well as gain an understanding of your own strengths and weaknesses. Once you have provided an answer, you will receive an overview of the question itself with an explanation about the correct response. You will also be able to compare yourself to others who have utilized the Question of the Day. You will have the ability to see your percentile rankings in both correctness and the amount of time taken to provide an answer. The more you interact with this tool, the more information you will be provided based on your own skills. In order to get the most out of your PSAT Writing preparations, it is advised to make use of this tool on a regular basis.
Even if you don’t have time to sit down at your computer for an in-depth study session, you can access the Question of the Day on your mobile device or tablet for a quick check in on your readiness for the PSAT Writing test. Knowing the correct answer to the Question of the Day each day is a good way to be confident that you are focusing on the right study materials.
The Question of the Day can be combined with other Varsity Tutors’ Learning Tools in order to get the most out of your preparation for PSAT Writing. Through the use of Learn by Concept, Flashcards, Practice Tests, and Full-Length Practice Tests, you can work to build on your weak points and reinforce your strong areas. These comprehensive tools offer you the chance to practice what you know, utilize new information, create new study habits, and discover your readiness for the PSAT. By combining one or more of these tools, you will be given the opportunity to learn some of the most important information needed for test day.
Question of the Day: PSAT Writing
Select the underlined word or phrase that needs to be changed to make the sentence correct. Some sentences contain no error at all.
The quetzal, a tropical bird, is famous for its brightly colored feathers, which is bright shades of green and red. No error.
green and red
The quetzal, a tropical bird, is
You can use the PSAT Writing Skills Question of the Day to get into the habit of thinking about Writing Skills content on a daily basis when studying for the PSAT. Varsity Tutors' PSAT Writing Skills Questions of the Day are drawn from each topic and question type covered on the Writing Skills section of the PSAT.