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09/04/2019

How do I honestly get a 1600 or above on the SAT and and a 25 or above on the ACT?

QUESTION
How do I honestly get a 1600 or above on the SAT and and a 25 or above on the ACT?
I am looking for professional, well written, thoughtful, and detailed advice on how to answer my question.

I have taken the SAT once before and I recieved a little over 1000. I plan to retake that same test in a couple months and I really desire a 1600 or above. I am aware that its challenging but it can be accomplished!! Any tips, helpful hints, advice, and words of encouragement will b appreciated!!

I have never taken the ACT. I do plan to take that as well. How do i prep for that? Again, any words of encouragement, advice, tips, and helpful hints are appreciated.

Thank you,

ANSWER
I never took the SAT, but I did take the ACT. ACT prep is difficult because it’s something that is really difficult to study for.

For the English portion, study up on sentence structure and your basic English grammar.

For the math portion, I would recommend practicing problems. If you have a good background in algebra and are good at word problems, then you shouldn’t have much of a problem with the math portion.

You have to be a fast reader and good at comprehension to do well and actually finish the reading portion. Most of the reading portion is reading and answering questions afterward. DON’T read the entire section first. Read the questions first. Otherwise, you’ll never finish.

I personally hated the science section. It’s a lot of graphs and some math. The best thing you can do is work on practice problems.

For the writing portion, find sample questions and write essays while timing yourself. This way, you will know how long it really takes you to write an essay and can work on your paragraph structure.

There are plenty of prep websites and usually your high school can set you up with sample tests. Do sample tests and time yourself! It’s the best way to guarantee yourself a good score.