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Calm The Anxiety: Read Our SAT Test Prep Tip Guide

Got SAT test anxiety? Preparation is the key and even if you’re in a time crunch with a test date looming, there’s still time to pick up some quick SAT test prep tips to help you along the way.

Our four-part series is co-published with BellCurves, and you can download the PDF version. Each section of our test prep guide is listed below:

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  1. The Test Environment – It’s a different world, so go prepared when you sit for the SAT.
  2. Scoring – Should you skip a question on the SAT? Understand the scoring, then decide.
  3. (Re)Learn the Content – The SAT and ACT test you on content from 1st through 11th grade.
  4. The Tricks – Know that tricks are not magic.  They are soundly reasoned strategies that let you take advantage of the quirks and patterns of the test to either do work faster or make a good guess.

When All Else Fails: Laugh

Need some more more laughs to calm your nerves? Check out this video from Buzzfeed where “grownups” take the SAT again. They’re not so confident when it’s THEM freaking out.