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4 Myths About ACT, SAT Practice Tests

Dave_BerryDave_Berry CC Admissions Expert Posts: 2,792 Senior Member
"ACT and SAT practice exams are an undoubtedly important component of a student’s test prep plan. They can aid students in more deeply understanding an exam’s content and format, but properly utilizing them involves avoiding certain myths.

As you prepare for the ACT or SAT, don't fall into the trap of believing these three falsehoods surrounding practice tests.

Reputable practice tests are only available via paid sources. Adequately preparing for the ACT or SAT may rightly feel like a significant investment, both financially and figuratively. Between printed materials like guidebooks, group classes or tutoring, and, most importantly, the hours of time you devote to studying, test prep can become pricy. But practice exams do not necessarily need to be so." ...

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