Why SAT and ACT Prep Matter, But Don’t Have to Break the Bank

The SAT and ACT are used for both college admissions and scholarships. I do not believe students should take these tests without some good test prep. Look for local tutors or test prep courses that are usually more affordable. They are also just as effective as large franchise businesses, sometimes even more so..

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ExamWhile finding an excellent SAT or ACT tutor can give your children a significant advantage when they take their test, finding quality SAT tutors can be difficult at times. Obviously, a good SAT or ACT tutor can have a profound influence on a successfully improved score, but many great resources are available to families that can either complement the efforts of a tutor or substitute for them.

Returning to those promised resources, here’s a list of 6 free things you can do to help your student improve her SAT and ACT scores:

1.  Watch Jeopardy one night a week as a family. Why? It will expose your child to words she might not know, teach her the type of thinking that goes into crafting standardized test questions, and provide a relaxed and entertaining setting in which she can learn.

2.  Listen to A Way with Words. This curious, once-a-week

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