Strategies for Improving Test Performance

In this N.Y. Times article, test advisor Shaan Patel gives several suggestions for improving performance on the SAT; the advice is equally applicable for the ACT and PSAT.

Specific strategies for increasing test scores include:

  • begin preparation well in advance of the test date
  • practice testing under timed conditions
  • devote time and practice to reading and vocabulary development
  • maintain good physical health
  • practice written responses to writing prompts

Read full article here.