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Self-Studying for the SAT during Summer

fearforthefuturefearforthefuture Registered User Posts: 30 New Member
So I've decided to just mainly self-study for SAT, along with weekend SAT tutoring (4 hours a week, not much) and I don't have any idea on how to work my schedule.

So the place where I'm getting some SAT prep is on Friday, they have testing from 2-6 and on Saturday they have review from 9-1. However, since it's only a practice test a week and 4 hours of prep, I think I'm going to need to self-study a lot more. I haven't taken a psat test yet, but if my goal was 1350, how many days a week should I study? How many hours a day should I study? How many practice tests should I take in a week? How many weeks should I study beforehand? How much time should I spend on Khan Academy a week? Should I do all my self studying on the blue book or incorporate other study guides as well? If I incorporate other study guides as well, which do you recommend? How much time should I spend on study guides in a week?

I know that's a lot of questions, but as of right now I really don't know what I should be doing, haha.

Replies to: Self-Studying for the SAT during Summer

  • LaxKid16LaxKid16 Registered User Posts: 13 New Member
    There are some people who can score a 1350 without any preparation, and who knows, you might be one of them.

    My advice to you: At least take a practice test so you know where you stand, where your strengths and weaknesses are, and to get an overall feel for the test. If you've never taken a PSAT I assume you're still early in high school, so I would wait for that in the fall. But if that isn't an option, at least take a practice test to give yourself a barometer of where you're at with the test.

    And as far as studying; you don't really know what to study for if you don't know where your weaknesses are.

    Best of luck!
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