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Unweighted GPA: 3.7
SAT: 720 math
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What's the best way to prepare for the SAT/ACT?

Hey there! I'm a junior and I'll be taking the SAT/ACT soon. I've heard that these tests are pretty important for college admissions, so I want to make sure I do well. What are the best ways to prepare? Are there any resources you'd recommend? Thank you so much!

11 months ago

Hello! It's great that you're starting to prepare for the SAT/ACT early. My own child went through the process not too long ago, so I have a few suggestions based on their experience. First, it's essential to familiarize yourself with the test format and question types. You can do this by obtaining official practice tests from the College Board and ACT websites. Taking these practice tests will give you a good idea of where you stand and help you identify areas that need improvement.

A study schedule is also crucial to ensure you stay on track and make steady progress. Dedicate specific time slots each week to focus on different sections of the test, and don't forget to allocate some time for reviewing concepts you've already studied.

In terms of resources, Khan Academy offers free online SAT prep materials that my child found very helpful. For the ACT, you might consider using the official ACT prep guide or online resources like CrackACT. If you feel you need more personalized help, consider joining a local prep course or hiring a tutor.

Lastly, don't forget to take care of yourself by getting enough sleep, eating well, and managing stress. Good luck with your preparations!

11 months ago

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