By Sam Coren
Do you get butterflies in your stomach just thinking about filling in little bubbles on standardized tests? One of the best ways to prep for your college entrance exams is to take a practice test. Sure, workbooks and flashcards are a decent way to get yourself familiar with the material, but they’re no match for taking an actual exam under real testing conditions.
Haven’t had a chance to take one yet? Well, have no fear – March marks national free practice test month. The Princeton Review is currently accepting registrations for free full-length practice tests of the SAT, PSAT, and ACT. This is a great opportunity for you to try out college entrance exams in real test-taking environment before you do the real deal.
Trying to figure out the pros and cons of doing the SAT vs ACT? Generally almost all US colleges will accept either so it’s a good idea to try them both and see which you perform better on. For those of you who have a knack for science the ACT is typically the better choice since the SAT only tests on Mathematics, Critical Reading, and Writing.
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