DEVELOP AND EXECUTE AN ACTION PLAN
Your personalized Action Plan should be based on your needs and the time you have to prepare. We recommend a multi-week study plan that will provide excellent preparation for the SAT Exam
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UNDERSTAND THE SAT/ACT TEST FORMATS
One of the goals of the SAT overhaul is to make the test more straightforward, so many of its structural oddities (like the wrong answer penalty) have been eliminated.
The College Board is also streamlining the structure by including only one section of each type (except for the math), rather than three.
The ACT structure, on the other hand, is staying mostly the same.
The New SAT has only one reading section and one writing section—the math section is divided into a calculator portion and a no-calculator portions.
The sections will always be in the same order. The test will be 3 hours, plus the optional essay. The exact breakdown, in order, looks like this: