How can I improve my standardized test scores for college applications?

Hi all, I've taken the SAT a couple of times and I'm not quite happy with my scores. I really want to improve them for my college applications. What are some effective strategies or resources for studying and boosting my scores? Thanks in advance for any help!

4 months ago

Hi there! It's great to see that you're determined to improve your SAT scores. I've been through this process with my own child, so I can share some tips that worked for them. First, understand the test format and the types of questions you'll encounter. Familiarity with the test structure will help you feel more confident and better prepared. Next, establish a consistent study schedule. Regular practice is key to improvement. You can use free resources like Khan Academy, which offers personalized SAT practice plans and is officially partnered with the College Board. Also, try taking full-length practice tests under realistic conditions, and then review your answers to identify the areas you need to work on. Finally, consider joining a study group or finding a tutor if you need additional help. The support from others can make a big difference in your progress. Remember, it's essential to be patient and persistent. Improvement may be gradual, but with dedication and the right strategies, you'll see your scores rise. Good luck!

4 months ago
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