Tips for a Month before the Test

Published on Friday, April 8th, 2016 by

This is the last post in our Parent’s Guide to the SAT and ACT.  Congrats on making it all the way though! In this final post we cover some tips you can use in preparation for test day that will help your child perform as well as possible.


These are “no joke” tips that have helped other students increase their scores on average between 2–5 points on the ACT, with comparable results on the SAT. Consider sharing this video with your child or putting the tips into practice when you help them study.

Thanks for taking the time to go through this series with us. We hope this has helped you and will help your child. If you want to learn more about workshops or one-day Boot Camps your child can attend, please contact us by email or phone, provided below:



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Also, if you missed any of our other posts in this series you can view them by clicking the linked titles:

Day 1: What Are the SAT and ACT Testing?

Day 2: Education Isn’t a Track: It’s a Track Meet

Day 3: Figure Out What’s Causing Your Child Trouble

Day 4: Bring in the Cavalry: Tutors

Day 5: Should You Pay for an ACT or SAT Prep Course?

Day 6: The Definition of Mastery

Day 7: Talent vs. Mastery

Day 8: The Importance of Vocabulary

Day 9: An Environment of Excellence