What Can Freshmen Do Now to Prep for Their Future SAT/ACT?


You've just escaped the wilds of the middle school jungle and are more than ready for a fresh start. But with the thrills of your freshman year of high school also come various new challenges โ€“ most importantly, planning for college. Although your target test date may seem eons away, starting to prepare and plan for the SAT or ACT as freshmen can really help students stand out from the rest of the applicants by the time senior year rolls around.

We spoke with Brad Hoffman, MSEd, CEO and educational consultant at New York-based educational consulting firm My Learning Springboard to get the scoop on what ninth grade students should โ€“ and should not โ€“ do to get ready for the SAT or ACT.

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