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Unweighted GPA: 3.7
SAT: 720 math
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What is the most effective way to study for the SAT?

Hey guys, I'm a junior and I've started preparing for the SAT. I know there are a lot of resources out there, but I'm feeling a little overwhelmed. Could you please help me figure out what the most effective study methods are? Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

9 months ago

Hey there! It's completely normal to feel overwhelmed with all the resources available for SAT prep. Let's break it down to make it simpler for you.

First, you should take a diagnostic test to assess your current level. This will help you identify your strengths and weaknesses, and you can focus on improving the areas where you need the most help. The College Board offers free practice tests on their website, and you can also find some on CollegeVine.

Next, create a study schedule. Dedicate some time each day or week for SAT prep. Consistency is key, so try to stick to your schedule as much as possible. You can use resources like Khan Academy, which offers tailored practice based on your diagnostic test results.

For additional support, consider joining a study group or finding a tutor, if it's within your means. Sometimes having someone to discuss your progress with can be really helpful.

Lastly, don't forget to practice your test-taking strategies, like time management and eliminating incorrect answer choices. This can make a significant difference in your score. And of course, remember to take breaks and maintain a balanced lifestyle. Good luck with your SAT prep!

9 months ago

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