3 years ago
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Tips for SAT

I've been on and off studying for the SAT for the past couple of months, I've only taken the PSAT once (this year) and I got a 1200. I took a few practice tests on Khan, my best score being a 1330, I am scheduled to take the SAT on March 3 and then again 10 days later on March 13, I signed up for the 13th without knowing our school would be offering a free SAT test on the 3rd so I kind of messed up. I need tips on increasing my SAT score, particularly math, I'm shooting for a high score in the 1400s. I only have about 5 weeks until the test and I plan on studying an hour a day, 5 times per week. If anyone has any tips, I'd really appreciate them. Also need to know if it's possible to increase whatever score I get on the 3rd so that I do better on the 13th? Thanks!

@RebekahL3 years ago

Have you checked out the Collegevine Blog? Because if not, I have a site that might help

[🎤 AUTHOR]@livo4313 years ago [edited]

No, I haven't yet but I'll check out their blog. Thank you!

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3 years ago

What you're doing right now is great! Since you want to focus on improving your math score, I would recommend focusing more on the math section and take practice tests only related to this section. I would also do Khan Academy and buy some SAT Prep books from either the Princeton Review or Kaplan. However, don't completely forget about the English and Reading section. You don't have to study as much, but I would set aside a little bit of time for this section as well (primarily focus on math though). Taking practice tests will really help as well. I would recommend taking around 6 to 8 tests before your main SAT test. Hope this helps, and good luck!

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