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When should I start preparing for the SAT/ACT?

Hey there! I'm a junior, and I haven't taken the SAT or ACT yet. I'm feeling a little stressed about when I should start preparing for these tests. Can anyone share their experience or suggest a good timeline for test prep? Thanks in advance!

10 months ago

Hey! I completely understand that feeling of stress when it comes to preparing for the SAT/ACT. When my child was in high school, we started preparing for the tests during the summer before their junior year. This gave them ample time to familiarize themselves with the test format, work on improving their weaker areas, and practice with sample tests. If your schedule permits, try setting aside a few hours every week for test prep, and gradually increase the time as you get closer to the test date. Remember, it's important to stay consistent with your efforts, as it will help you retain information better. Additionally, make sure to take full-length practice tests to gauge your progress and get accustomed to the test environment. And don't forget, it's completely normal to feel stressed, but with a well-structured study plan and consistent practice, you'll do great! Good luck!

10 months ago

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