Here’s good news: There are successful SAT and ACT test strategies that students can use to improve their scores or limit the damage from earning lousy test scores.
During the next few days, I’ll be sharing daily SAT prep tips and here’s the first one:
Strategy No. 1: Take a Practice SAT or ACT
You will have a better idea of how your child will far on the SAT, if he or she takes a warm-up SAT. A student can take a sample SAT test anytime on the College Board website.
After taking a practice SAT test, students can receive their scores immediately. A student will see how he or she fared on each type of question and category.
Here’s another idea: Try the PSAT, which is the baby SAT test that students can take as early as their sophomore year in high school.
High schools administer the PSAT to juniors, but some schools also allow 10th graders to take the test. Ask your school what its policy is.
Tomorrow: Assess Your Child’s SAT and ACT Test Taking Skills