How Much Test Prep Time Do Students Need?

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It's the one question that no one seems to be able to answer for you: How much time should you allot to prepare for the SAT or ACT? One month sounds good, right? Before you get too excited however, most test prep experts agree that one month is probably not enough time.

That's because, as you've probably realized by now, the issue of how much test prep time you need is based on a host of factors, including your current grade level, your comfort level with standardized tests, your learning style and your academic strengths and weaknesses. Basically, everything that makes you the kind of student that you are today will determine the amount of effort and time you'll need to put into studying.

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