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How can I effectively study for the SAT/ACT?

Hey guys, I'm a junior, and I'm starting to study for the SAT/ACT. There are so many resources out there, and I'm feeling a bit overwhelmed. What are some effective study strategies and resources you've used? Any recommendations from Collegevine? Thanks in advance!

10 months ago

Hey there! I totally understand how overwhelming it can be to start studying for the SAT/ACT. My child went through the same process not too long ago, and we found a few strategies and resources that worked well. First, it's important to take a diagnostic test for both the SAT and ACT to see which one suits you better. Once you've chosen which test to focus on, invest in a good prep book like the College Board's Official SAT Study Guide or The Official ACT Prep Guide. These books have official practice tests and study materials. Additionally, consider using online resources like Khan Academy, which offers free SAT prep, or ACT Academy for the ACT. The key is to start by learning the test format and then practice regularly, focusing on your weak areas. My child also found it helpful to take timed practice tests to build their endurance for the actual test day. Lastly, don't forget to give yourself enough time to prepare and stay consistent with your study schedule! Good luck!

10 months ago

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