The SAT/ACT tests should be taken seriously. Your student can’t do the work on the test if they don’t understand the material or are weak in writing and/or math. Have him take the practice test and score it to identify areas of weakness. Spend the next few years strengthening those areas, better preparing him for test day.
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I like to tell my parent readers and students that preparation prevents panic. Early preparation for college positions your student ahead of those who are rushing around senior year trying to get all their ducks in a row. Early preparation also means scholarship dollars can offset the high cost of college. Early preparation means that your student can breathe during senior year and enjoy their last few months of high school.
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