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When to start studying for the SAT

what's going on guys welcome back to

today's video today we're gonna talk

about when it's the best time like when

is the best time to start preparing for

the SAT should you start early should

start late which one's better if it's

your first time here my name is John and

I've been helping students to raise your

SAT scores to the moon for the past

decade and that's a super long time and

I need to find better things to do with

my time but today we're just gonna go

over when is the best time to start

preparing for the SAT so this video is

going to be broken down into three

separate parts first one is going to be

freshman year versus junior year when

should you start early first is later

second it's going to be reading and

writing section and math section timing

like how early can we start can we start

second-grade or can we start ninth grade

or can we start in junior year when is

the best time or when can we actually

start preparing for the SAT and lastly

I'm going to go over a way for you to

prepare as efficiently as possible

because the most important thing is GPA

is the most important thing and you want

to minimize the time that goes into SAT

and maximize the result that you get out

of it so that your GPA is not affected

by SAT prep okay so let's get straight

into guys so let's get straight into it

guys first one is going to be freshman

year vs. junior year should you start as

a freshman or should you start as a

junior a quick answer is you need to

start as soon as possible

and here's what most of you probably

heard that high school gets busier as

you go up the great freshman year is

going to be not as easy as the sophomore

year but junior year is going to be

super busy compared to sophomore year or

freshman year so the later you go into

high school the busier it's gonna get

and the less time you're gonna have

laying around to do anything you want

and let's say you start preparing in

junior year when you're the busiest and

you add SAT on top of it Jesus Christ

that's gonna be so stressful and that's

going to affect your GPA and GPA is the

most important thing when it comes to

college admission so you want to start

as soon as possible so that you don't

have to stress about it and worry about

it in later years okay second one is

junior year junior either junior year is

super important because that's when

you're loading up on your high some

honors classes and your AP classes and

to colleges junior year is a great

indicator on how

you're going to perform when you come to

colleges because AP classes are

essentially college-level classes and

what they want to see how well you

perform in those classes and let's say

you are capable of acing these classes

but you are prepared for the SAT so you

spend a lot of time studying for the SAT

and you bomb a test or two when it comes

to AP classes that's not gonna look good

when it comes to college admission so

you want to finish its prepare for the

SAT or at least a big chunk of it before

you computer junior year because that's

the most important here okay

lastly the reason why you want to start

early and not later is because just the

overall nature of the SAT SAT is a

marathon it's not a hundred meter sprint

where you can just start preparing for

like two weeks and just be done with it

SAT takes time a lot of people ask hey

John I'm currently at 1200 and my exams

in about two weeks if I if I skip school

for next two weeks and study sixteen

hours a day and not even go to bathrooms

will I be able to get my score up to

fifteen hundred can I do that and my

answer always is no SATs not a type of

exam where you just study for 16 hours a

day and just go from 1200 to 1500

in two weeks that's just not possible

it's a lot more realistic for you to

study maybe like an hour every other day

and over a long period of time you're

more likely to go from 1200 to 1500 with

this method rather than just studying

for 16 hours a day for two weeks that's

just not going to work it takes a long

time

SATs a marathon that's why you want to

start as early as possible okay alright

so second how soon can we start reading

writing in that section because if you

start too early you probably haven't

learned all the stuff that shows up on

the exam that's why people wait until

junior it's your new year but by junior

year you probably have learned

everything but you're just you're just

out of time you don't have time and

junior year is just too busy so how

early can we start it depends on each

section

okay so region section is mainly testing

your reading skills right so if you as

long as you know how to read as long as

you know English and Hounds know how to

read you can start preparing for the

reading section honestly the reading

section is the only one where you can

start practicing like six seven eight

ninth grade

six seven eight graders kind of overkill

but you can start preparing if I were to

go back to middle school honestly I

would just like slap myself in the face

and be like hey start preparing for the

SAT in eighth grade because reading

section is one of those sections that

takes a lot of time and I suck at

reading so reading as long as you know

how to read you're gonna be good to go

just start as soon as possible

writing section weather test is it test

your ability or knowledge on grammars

okay so every school is different every

state every county is different then my

school be finished learning all the

grammar stuff in eighth grade so my

freshman year I was I had every single

knowledge I need to start preparing for

the writing section so just check when

your and you guys are going to be done

learning all the grammar stuff okay math

SAT math covers all the way from Fred

your first grade up until algebra two

okay so for everyone algebra 2 is going

to be different one when they finish it

some people finish lines junior year

some people finish freshman year but you

want to wait until algebra 2 because SAT

covers up until there and let's say you

are at maybe like Algebra one you don't

want to start preparing for the SAT

because there will be way too much stuff

on the exams that you have never seen

before and it's going to be like 10

times more stressful don't start are you

have geometry because math goes from

alpha 1 John 3 I'll go to at least

around around my area if you're out if

you're at geometry don't don't do it

if your algebra to wait until the course

is finished then start preparing if

you're if you're if it's like if you're

at let's see if you're currently at

algebra 2 and if you're starting to get

anxious then start preparing for reading

section and writing section because you

probably have learned all the reading

stuff and writing stuff by whatever you

are now long story short wait until you

finish algebra 2 otherwise you're going

to have struggled 10 times 1/3 how to

prepare efficiently now that you know

when to prepare for it like each section

how can we prepare for it efficiently

when it comes to efficiency the most

important thing is understand

understanding how super scoring works

and there's the video on it I made it

and it's going to be linked that right

there and all I'm also going to leave a

link in the

scription box below I'm going to explain

in detail how you can utilize Super

scoring to maximize your score without

without going like without over killing

it if you understand how super scoring

works your prop you probably came down

to okay chest start with reading writing

or chef start with mat okay my

recommendation is start with whatever

you're good at if you're good at reading

and writing start with that you're good

math but suck at reading and writing

like I did just start with math like

just pick one and just focus on it get

the high score and then move on to the

next thing

okay let's say you suck at both then

which one should you start with if

that's the scenario definitely recommend

starting with math and here's reasons

one first one is that for math at least

there is a clear-cut instruction and

lessons on what showed up on the exam at

least for math section okay

example let's say you suck at like

exponents quadratics and triangles if

you suck at those three things what you

can do is you can get a book on prom SAT

math concept and just like go drill down

on these three things and if you get

these things right your scores gonna

improve right for math there is a

clear-cut instructions on what you need

to do to improve your score power perks

for reading

let's see you suck at reading let's say

your ability to really read and

understand stuff just sucks this just

sucks masked balls what are you gonna do

most people say just hey just read a lot

just recent times magazines to read some

newspapers whatever but there is not a

clear-cut direction like how do like how

can we tell the reading these bring

these magazines and these newspapers are

actually hoping us helping our ability

to read you can't you can't there's not

a clear-cut guidance on what to do for

the reading section whereas for math

section there is a book there's a

constant they need to look at and if you

look at those you're good to go it's

clear versus it's not clear that's why

you want to start with first and second

it's two subjects versus one your

climbing for reading is essentially they

caught the readings actually with 800

points but it's essentially you pleading

and writing section and their scores add

up to 800 points okay which means you

have to prepare for reinfection and

writing section in order for you to

raise your reading score as much as

possible right you're essentially

prepared

for two sections at the same time

however for math if you want to raise

your math score you just need to prepare

for math and you're good that's just one

section okay you see that two sections

you have to prepare for versus one

section I think one section is easier if

you think choose easier hey by all means

go ahead and let's say you have

committed to just working on math first

how can we start what the first step the

very first step is for you to identify

exactly where you are

first because whether if you are at 400

and let's say someone else is at like

600

their third strategy on how they should

study is completely different okay

depending on where you are at in terms

of score the way that you should prepare

is a lot different okay that's why the

first thing you need to do is understand

where you are first

okay so there's also a video I made on

how to prepare for each score group I go

super in-depth you can check it out in

the description box below but the very

first that is for you to take the

practice exam and make sure you find out

exactly what your score is okay once you

can do that watch the video and you're

gonna know exactly what to do okay

alright that's going to be it for

today's video we're gonna quickly

summarize because you probably don't

remember all the stuff I said so I'm

gonna quickly run it down today's topic

was when should you start preparing for

the SAT first thing we went over at was

freshman year versus junior year when

should you start hate start as soon as

possible why because of the nature of

the SAT is a marathon it's not a sprint

just gonna take a lot of time you want

to work one hour every other day for a

long period of time rather than studying

16 hours a day for the next two weeks

okay also junior year junior year gets

super busy and is super important and we

want to make sure that SAT prep doesn't

affect your junior year GPAs that's why

you want to start early and finish as

early as possible okay second reading

and writing and math timing how soon can

we start for reading and writing just

start preparing as soon as you finish

grammar lessons okay if you learn all

the grammar stuff like run-ins fragments

punctuation all that good stuff tenses

if you have learned all those things and

you can start preparing reading and

writing

however for math it covers up until

algebra two so make sure you wait until

algebra two if your Algebra one

don't even bother starting because your

are going to be 10 times stressed out

and you're gonna want to like drop out

of high school and not go to college at

all so don't do that wait until all

three - and lastly how to prepare

efficiently you want to prepare as

efficiently as possible to minimize time

that goes into it and maximize the

result that you get out of it so your

GPA is affected minimally okay how do we

do that first thing is going to be super

scoring you want to understand how super

scoring worse to you so you can use it

to your advantage there's going to be a

video in the link down below in the

description box and second you want to

start with math first okay the reason

being is it's relatively easier there is

a clear-cut guidance and second reason

is two topics versus one topic reading

and writing is just you have to study

for reading section and writing section

at the same time but math is just one

section okay so now that you want to

start preparing for math section what's

the first step what you want to do is

you want to identify exactly where

you're first because you're not going to

know what to do unless you know where

you are so thing is take a diagnostics

exam see what your score is and then go

to the video below and then you can find

out exactly what to do for your score

level

I mean score range okay alright guys so

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