Practice Makes Perfect

Oct 23, 2015 by Yolanda Fontanez-Coleman | ACT, SAT Prep, Test Prep

You know the old saying, “Practice Makes Perfect.” When it comes to the SAT and ACT,
practice” means a chance of attaining a great score. Practice SAT and ACT tests are also known as “mock tests.” These mock tests have many benefits.

Reduces Test Taking Anxiety:

The SAT and ACT are high stakes tests, which often produces a lot of stress. Taking mock tests helps a student reduce anxiety.  Students can practice controlling their stress during these timed conditions. Taking this “practice” run really helps students overcome the many obstacles that they encounter on test day.

Master Time Management Skills:

The SAT and ACT tests are timed. Each section is timed and the timing varies per section. When taking a practice SAT or ACT test, students can learn how to manage their time wisely. They learn how to dedicate the right amount of time for each question. This practice teaches them an invaluable lesson that is needed for the big day.

Understanding Their Strengths and Weaknesses:

The results of these mock tests can be a crucial tool for the student’s success. The results highlight the student’s strengths and weak areas. This data should be used as the driver for their test prep program. Students can focus on the areas of most need and make their test prep program more efficient to match their individual needs and goals.

Students who plan on taking these college entrance exams should make it a priority to take a practice SAT or ACT test. The benefits of these tests are directly correlated to a successful outcome. Why wouldn’t you give your student a chance of success?
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