How to Improve ACT, SAT Time Management Skills

"IT GOES WITHOUT SAYING that time management is a crucial skill on any timed assessment. This is especially true of the ACT and SAT, the two college admissions exams that require students to move quickly through multiple sections. Consider, for instance, the ACT English test, which allows students to spend an average of just 36 seconds on each question.

While there are strategies for saving time on specific ACT and SAT question types, there are also exercises for sharpening your time management skills in general. Below are three end-of-summer activities that can help you develop time management skills for the ACT and SAT:

  • The "How Long Is a Minute?" exercise.
  • Brain-training apps.
  • Socially distanced races with friends." ...