What's a Diagnostic, and Why Should I Take It?
Just like at the doctor, we can tell you how healthy or sick you are...when it comes to academics that is. Is it the Idontknowsits? Maybe Whocaresitus? No matter what the cause, we'll have the perfect prescription for you after taking our diagnostics.
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rather than your physical well-being and there's less coughing and germs and stuff [Woman sneezing]
well a diagnostic is a shorter version of the actual test in fact it's just [Someone scrolling through an example diagnostic]
long enough to give us a rough idea of how SAT healthy or SAT sick you are our [Girl sat at her school desk with a blanket]
engineers take all the data from each diagnostics exam you take and project [Two men in suits wearing hard hats]
onto the dashboard suggested areas to focus on with review topics and drills [Someone using the dashboard]
even putting math topics in the math bucket list after all the Diagnostics
are taken for example you may learn from the diagnostic that you're practically [Girl in a hospital bed]
on your deathbed when it comes to long passages but your solid geometry muscle [Pentagon with muscly arms]
is fit as a fiddle okay now on to the why if there's a chance of getting bad
news well why should you bother well while the diagnostic may be optional the [Doctor in front of a fish tank]
SAT is not the diagnostic will point out the areas where you may be a little weak
so that you can hone your skills in preparation for the big day and maybe
pop a mental vitamin or two it also doesn't make sense to waste your time [Kid studying at his desk]
studying the stuff you know like the back of your hand if you're already an
algebra guru well then the subject shouldn't get the same amount of your [Guy sat meditating thinking about algebra]
precious study time as say yes sentence complete... sentence completion see what we did
there I though it was pretty clever all right well if you bomb geometry on the
diagnostic it'll let you know it doesn't mince words and you'll know that you
should probably eat sleep and breathe right triangles for the next couple of [Kid in bed surrounded by triangles]
weeks the diagnostic can also help you get your timing down with it's nifty
correct versus time graph so you won't show up on SAT day with that [Kid sat at his school desk with a deer head]
deer-in-the-headlights look so set yourself up for success with shmoop's
handy-dandy diagnostics and you won't have to look like a woodland creature
being startled by any sorta high beam there.. [Kid with a deer head walks out in front of a car]