Got any advice to help with the math section of the SAT?

ACT/SAT PrepOur Counselors Answered:Got any advice to help with the math section of the SAT?23answers for this questionJolyn BrandOwner/DirectorBrand College ConsultingFor the Math section on SAT: Review, review, reviewThe Math section on the SAT covers Algebra, Geometry and many other topics that students have not seen in more than a year in school. Students MUST review for this section. They need to read the directions, review the formulas and practice the questions. Nina BerlerFounderunCommon AppsGot …

Standardized tests: Which ones? When? How many times?

ACT/SAT PrepOur Counselors Answered:Standardized tests: Which ones? When? How many times?39answers for this questionReecy ArestyCollege Admissions/Financial Aid Expert & AuthorPayless For College, Inc.Standardized tests: Which ones? When? How many times?Start your planning early so you’ll be able to satisfy each school’s requirements. If your scores keep increasing, keep taking tests. Remember this: Plan your work, work your plan. No one plans to fail, but too many people fail to plan.Natalie Sanchez CamposOwnerNext Step LLCStandardized tests: …

What are the best ways to prepare for the SAT and ACT?

ACT/SAT PrepOur Counselors Answered:What are the best ways to prepare for the SAT and ACT?26answers for this questionJolyn BrandOwner & CEOBrand College ConsultingStudy methods depend on each studentThere are many ways to prepare for the SAT: Study on your own Take a test prep course (such as Kaplan) Hire a private tutor To study on your own, students need to be organized and disciplined. They will need to fit studying into their schedule on a …

What are the best ways to prepare for the SAT and which study methods are worth paying for?

ACT/SAT PrepOur Counselors Answered:What are the best ways to prepare for the SAT and which study methods are worth paying for?45answers for this questionHelen CellaWhat are the best ways to prepare for the SAT and which study methods are worth paying for?Practice questions. It is worth paying for a class if you are not self motivated.Nina BerlerFounderunCommon AppsSAT PrepThis is a subject close to me, as I’ve often provided SAT prep and SAT advice to …

How can a student figure out which standardized tests to take, when, and how many times?

ACT/SAT PrepOur Counselors Answered: How can a student figure out which standardized tests to take, when, and how many times?30answers for this questionErica WhiteCollege & Career CounselorMiddletown High School How can a student figure out which standardized tests to take, when, and how many times?I always suggest that students take standardized tests as follows: Junior Year: March.. SAT May… Subject test (if required) June… ACT Whichever test the student did better on (ACT or SAT), …

Is the SAT still as important as it used to be? If so, how?

ACT/SAT PrepOur Counselors Answered:Is the SAT still as important as it used to be? If so, how?29answers for this questionZahir RobbCollege CounselorThe Right Fit CollegeIs the SAT still as important as it used to be? If so, how?According to college admission officers, the SAT still remains near the top of factors in admission to a campus. However, there are a rising number of test optional campuses which can be found by visiting fairtest.org. I always …

What are the pros, cons, and costs of various SAT and ACT prep methods?

ACT/SAT PrepOur Counselors Answered:What are the pros, cons, and costs of various SAT and ACT prep methods?20answers for this questionReecy ArestyCollege Admissions/Financial Aid Expert & AuthorPayless For College, Inc.What are the pros, cons, and costs of various SAT and ACT prep methods?Pros – it can increase your scores tremendously Cons – you may not increase your scores, or you didn’t do enough research and took the wrong course or class or read the wrong book …

What are great ways to manage time effectively while taking standardized tests?

ACT/SAT PrepOur Counselors Answered:What are great ways to manage time effectively while taking standardized tests?20answers for this questionJessica BrondoFounder and CEOThe Edge in College PrepWhat are great ways to manage time effectively while taking standardized tests? Practice with timing drills! Take a full section of whichever test you are preparing for. Time yourself. If you complete the section in time, try it for the rest of the test. If you ran out of time. Mark …

How important are standardized test scores compared to other pieces of the application?

ACT/SAT PrepOur Counselors Answered:How important are standardized test scores compared to other pieces of the application?45answers for this questionNina BerlerFounderunCommon AppsHow important are standardized test scores compared to other pieces of the application?The degree to which standardized test scores are important varies with the college or university. If there is any overall trend, it is that the scores are declining in importance and are looked at as one piece of the pie. There are many …