To succeed in college you'll need good reading and comprehension skills. That's what the Reading part of the SAT tests. In the SAT Reading Test you'll get five passages, including data and charts, to read. Each passage is followed by 10 or 11 questions, creating a total of 52 questions. You'll have to move fairly quickly through each passage and set of questions because the Reading Test is timed. You get 65 minutes to complete it.
As you can see, this section of the SAT is fairly straightforward. You don't need to memorize facts and figures. But, here's the secret to acing SAT Reading: you need to practice, practice, practice. The more practice tests you take, the more likely you are to boost your SAT reading score. Below you'll find some typical test questions, tips on preparing and the best sites for high-quality practice tests.