7 Things You Need to Know to Prepare for Your SAT

A piggy bank on top of a stack of books, good for saving for college themeWhile the SAT season is technically over for college seniors, there is still time for those who want to improve their scores to take the test again; and there are plenty of juniors who are still taking the test multiple times. Whether you’ve take the exam before or not, there are probably a few things you could do to better prepare for the experience.

1. Make Sure You’re Taking the Right Test

Is the SAT really the exam you need to be taking? The SAT and the ACT serve similar purposes, and a lot of schools accept either score. Professionals say the best way to determine which you should take is to do a home practice test for each. See which structure feels better for you, and keep an eye on the scores and how long each takes. [Read more…]