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What resources should I use to prepare for the SAT/ACT?

Hi all! I'm a high school junior and I'm planning to take the SAT and ACT exams soon. I was wondering what resources I should use to prepare for these tests. Are there any books, websites, or apps that you recommend? I'd really appreciate any advice or suggestions. Thanks in advance!

10 months ago

Hey there! It's great that you're starting to prepare for the SAT and ACT exams. My child went through the same process not too long ago, so I can share some resources that worked for them. For books, the 'Official SAT Study Guide' by College Board and 'The Official ACT Prep Guide' are the best places to start, as they contain official practice tests and explanations. Additionally, books like 'Barron's SAT' and 'Princeton Review's Cracking the ACT' can provide helpful strategies and extra practice materials. Online, Khan Academy partners with College Board and offers free SAT prep resources, including personalized practice plans. For the ACT, the official website (act.org) has some free resources as well. As for apps, I've heard good things about 'UWorld' and 'Magoosh,' which offer practice questions and explanations. It's essential to take full-length practice tests and review your mistakes to improve. Remember, it's different for everyone, so try out a few resources and see what works best for you. Good luck on your exams!

10 months ago

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