As you might have noticed, I’m trying to give away books like crazy this summer. Here’s a contest for you creative types. 🙂

Your mission is to produce an educational video about the SAT. You may work alone, or in teams of up to three people. If I think your video is helpful, in the sense that if your peers watch it they might learn something, it’s a winner! If you win, everyone on your team will win a Math Guide.

  • To enter, post your video to YouTube (or Vimeo, or some other video site), then link to your video in the comments for this post. Because the general rule for this site is that comments with links need to be approved manually, your comment probably won’t appear right away. Please be patient.
  • So I know you produced it for this contest, you must mention PWN the SAT in the video, and link to the site in your video description.
  • Your video cannot be more than 5 minutes long. There is no minimum length, but it obviously has to be long enough to make a point.
  • As long as it’s SAT prep related and within the bounds of good taste, the content of your video is up to you. You could write a vocab song, explain a tough math problem, create an animation that illustrates a grammatical concept that’s tested on the SAT, etc.
  • For this contest, you have my permission to use any of the questions I’ve written and posted to this site. Do not use copyrighted material in your video that you do not have permission to use. If you have questions about what you can use, feel free to ask me.
  • As usual, I am the sole judge of the contest. You have hundreds of pages of my writing to peruse to try to figure out what I might like. 🙂
  • If a ton of people enter this, I might start to get picky about who wins so I don’t go broke. Sorry. I’m just one guy with a blog, and I’ve got tuition bills to pay. The point is, it would behoove you to enter early and avoid that eventuality.
  • If you’re not in the US, you can still win, but you have to pay for shipping.
  • Contest ends August 31, 2012.
  • Rules about teams
    • You all have to be in the same geographical location, because while I am willing to give away up to three books at once, I am not willing to pay to ship books to three different places.
    • All team members must make an appearance in the video; you can’t just make a video by yourself and then win a book for two of your friends.

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