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Do I study for the SAT even though I have extra time ?

curiousjazzcuriousjazz Registered User Posts: 2 New Member
Hello I need advice , I am consider special needs cause I need extra time when doing school work, so I have the priveldge of getting as long as two days to take the sat with a special needs teacher. I am gong to be a senior in a week and I take the sat august 27. . Thoughts ?

Replies to: Do I study for the SAT even though I have extra time ?

  • Emsmom1Emsmom1 Registered User Posts: 618 Member
    Yes, you should still prepare. My daughter had extra time on the ACT and spent two months preparing with a private tutor. The idea is by giving you extra time, you are on the same playing field as students who don't qualify for extra time. They still need to prepare (despite not needing extra time), so should you.
  • LindagafLindagaf Registered User Posts: 6,441 Senior Member
    If you haven't started studying now, you are really going to be rushing. Yes, you have extra time becasue you NEED that time. It doesn't mean you will be able to get the answers more easily than any one else. I suggest you look at Khan academy videos on SAT prep, which are free, or prep scholar blog. Google it. They have very helpful study guides for each section of the test. Get an official SAT study guide and do a couple of parctice tests. The answers are provided so you can check how you did after you finish.

    Given that you have left yourself not a lot of time to study, it may be wise to postpone the test if you can. More study time will result in a better score.
  • billcshobillcsho Registered User Posts: 15,696 Senior Member
    Do you mean August 26? August 27 is a Sunday.
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