The SAT/ACT is taken every year by high school students and college hopefuls. These tests comprehensively measure a student’s academic knowledge and ability to apply that knowledge. While many people disagree with “big tests” these tests allow colleges and universities to acknowledge a student’s academic prowess and ability to succeed in their future college endeavors. With that in mind, some might call these tests “a necessary evil.” In fact, most high schoolers would readily agree. Though these tests may turn a calm student into a nervous wreck, it doesn’t have to be that way. By adding a few minutes to your daily routine and preparing well in advance, confidence can rule the day! Here are a few simple things to help you prep for the ACT/SAT tests:

CollegeBoard Logo1) Sign up for your test and for the daily SAT challenge at the College Board.


2) Brush up on Essay Writing with these Free Essay Writing Tips from a premier online writing course provider, Time4Writing.


3) The synonym section of these tests can be rather confusing. Get a good grasp of the material with these helpful SAT synonym games and SAT vocabulary lists.


4) Take a brain break while still preparing with these SAT/ACT learning games. Remember, laughter is always the best medicine!



writing course5) If you’re still unsure about the test, take a full-fledged High school Essay Writing for the SAT course. These courses not only give you the fundamentals, but they provide an understanding of sentence construction and syntax. All of which will help raise that SAT score!


6) Brush up on your roots with this handy SAT Root Word list provided by Vocabulary Spelling City. Root words, as well as suffixes and prefixes, are a large part of both the ACT/SAT tests.


7) Don’t neglect your SAT math vocabulary either! Understanding the meaning of math-related words raises the ability to complete complex math problems.


8) Find some great SAT/ACT test prep tips in this article directory. There are many articles written specifically to help the highschooler navigate these tests. If you are interested in homeschooling, you can also find options to help you with free online high school.

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