We often hear from parents (and sometimes even students) wondering what can be done ahead of time to prepare for the SAT & ACT. In these cases, “ahead of time” is measured not in months but in years. Since preparation and planning go hand in hand, such early ambition deserves praise along with prudent advice.
Standardized tests like the SAT and ACT would be a whole lot easier if we were allowed to bring them home to take at our leisure. Unfortunately, these anxiety-provoking exams are defined in part by their stringent time limits. The minutes allotted per section often seem insufficient compared to the number and complexity of questions
September 14, 2017 by Mike Bergin
The best way to get much better at the SAT or ACT is to harness the power of deliberate practice to improve incrementally until you reach your score goals. Commit to preparation and make prep a priority for two to three months before your target test. Make sure you’re using official practice tests and the
With very few exceptions, SAT and ACT scores only matter in the realm of college admissions. In that specific area, however, test scores can be extremely influential in terms of both admissions and scholarships. No wonder, then, that most of America’s most desired schools rank at the top in terms of SAT and ACT scores
No student should ever take a standardized test like the SAT without seeing it first. That simple but undeniable truth explains why the Official SAT Study Guide has been a perennial best seller in its many incarnations. The 2018 Edition (reminiscent of the classic 10 Real SATs book, is a massive upgrade from its 2016
When the 4th day of July rolls around, we citizens of the United States ponder questions far deeper than just where to watch the best fireworks. We think of patriotism and pride, and even the most cynical among us contemplates what makes America great. If thoughts like these have been rolling around in your