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I'm a junior, when should I take the SAT?

Hi! I'm currently a high school junior and I'm trying to figure out the best time to take the SAT. I want to have enough time to study and potentially retake it if necessary. Any advice on when I should schedule my first SAT attempt? Thanks!

10 months ago

Hi there! It's great that you're thinking ahead when it comes to taking the SAT. From my experience with my own child, the ideal time for most students to take their first SAT attempt is during the spring of their junior year. This gives you ample time to prepare and study, as well as the opportunity to retake the test in the summer or fall if you're not satisfied with your initial score. Keep in mind that college application deadlines typically fall between November and January of senior year, so it's important to have your SAT scores ready by then. To help you decide on the best test date, consider your own schedule and commitments. If you're involved in extracurricular activities or have a busy semester, you may want to choose a test date that falls during a less demanding time. Good luck with your preparation and remember, it's never too early to start studying!

10 months ago

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