Timing: 60 questions in 16 minutes. This section is quick…really quick.
My vocabulary isn’t very good…so what?!
Here are the 5 concepts being tested on the HSPT:
Why are they grouped differently? Synonyms and antonyms require us to understand word meanings while verbal classification, analogies, and logic require us to understand context. With context, we are able to implement specific strategies (such as keyword strategies etc.) in order to answer the problem in the most efficient and detailed way.
Let's not focus on memorizing endless vocabulary lists...let's strategize! Understanding vocabulary isn't about knowing the precise meaning of a word...it's about putting yourself in the best position to get the correct answer. Verbal skills is also a test of efficient and quick decision making. The best way to build your vocabulary is by using your current knowledge of words to create context for new words. Want to learn how? Contact us and we will be happy to help!
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