Think you’re either a good test-taker or you’re not? Wrong! While some students show a natural aptitude for standardized tests, it’s been documented time and time again that studying for the SAT or ACT does, in fact, improve scores. It follows that, if you intend to take the SAT or ACT this spring or summer, you should be preparing for that test now, or very shortly. But with the volumes of books, online tutorials, classes, and private tutoring available, it can be difficult to figure what kind of test prep is best. Enter former Tufts University and Regis College admissions officer, Kerrin Lyons. In the latest installment of our video series, Ask the College Admissions Expert, Kerrin breaks down how to choose the test prep that will work best for you.

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Written by Kerrin Lyons
Kerrin Lyons is a member of College Coach’s team of college admissions consultants. Prior to joining College Coach, Kerrin worked in admissions at Tufts University.