Shaan Patel

Shaan Patel

Shaan Patel, who scored a perfect 2400 on the SAT, is the author of “SAT 2400 in Just 7 Steps” and a co-creator of Veritas Prep SAT 2400, the only global SAT prep course.

Originally from Las Vegas, Nevada, Shaan grew up in a small, humble motel his parents managed. After taking a no-nonsense approach to SAT preparation and learning many effective strategies of the SAT elite, Shaan was able to improve his score from 1760 to a perfect 2400. As a result of his preparation, Shaan was offered admission into prestigious universities, earned over $230,000 in scholarship monies, and received other national awards and accoloades.

Shaan’s SAT advice has been featured on www.businessweek.com, www.about.com, The New York Times' "The Choice" blog, and other prominent media outlets.

In addition to offering SAT prep tips to high school students, Shaan is a medical student at the University of Southern California.

Articles

Does the SAT Measure Intelligence?

If I told you that Jack scored 1500 on the SAT, but Jill scored 2300 on the SAT, your immediate reaction is to believe that Jill is more intelligent than Jack. But is that really true?read more

Top Five Myths About the SAT

From thinking the SAT is the be-all-end-all metric of your college application to believing it's your only admission option, here are a few common myths about that venerated (and feared) standardized test.read more

ICYMI: AP Scores Don't Matter in College Admission

The first two weeks of May are when AP exams are administered across the country. Although these exams cause tremendous angst among high school teenagers, much of that fear is unfounded. AP exams are much less important to the college admissions process than most high school students, counselors, and parents think.read more

5 Common SAT Reading Mistakes

Students often believe that the Reading portion of the SAT is the most subjective. But in reality, the SAT Reading section is just as objective as the SAT Math section. If you struggle with this section, you may be approaching it in one (or more) of the following ways. read more

The Most Important SAT-Prep Tool . . . and It's Free!

Did you know that the most important tool you need to prepare for the SAT is actually free?read more

6 Things You're Doing Wrong in SAT Prep

Here are six things that may be inhibiting achieving your best possible SAT score. read more