Online ACT and SAT Test Prep System › Forums › Parents › My daughter is a student at Staten Island Tech, one of NYC’s specialized high schools and ranked one of the best high schools in the country/state. She has a 104-105 average, due to weighting of AP courses, and was valedictorian in her middle school/gifted and talented program. Do you think she even needs to take a prep course given her academic strength?
We recommend every student does some sort of prep for them.
First of all, these tests are not necessarily a correlation to academics. While there is knowledge you need to be able to answer these questions, they are tricky and even the brightest students can get confused with some of these questions. So while a student may know every math formula and be able to apply it quickly in school, on the test they are facing confusing questions and a stringent time limit.
Second, The best way to make sure you are prepared for these tests is with practice! For instance, at Green Test Prep, students take a total of 6 diagnostic tests before test day. They walk into these tests feeling comfortable with the format and being able to finish the test on time.
Try these steps:
These 3 steps could help you decide the best test as well as the best test prep for you! Finally, here is our guide on how to pick a test prep:
Anthony’s lessons incorporate all the strategies and tactics needed to conquer these tests. His proven methods are helping students raise their score an average of 214+ on the SAT and 4.6+ on the ACT!
Published on: September 23, 2016
Now with complete curriculum for the ‘New’ SAT
Fill the form to find out: