SAT & ACT Test Prep 101

  • September 15, 2018 - 10:30am
  • Belvedere-Tiburon Library

Did you know that a student’s SAT and ACT scores are typically worth as much as the student’ s entire grade point average when applying to colleges?  Yet even with so much stake, most parents and students understand very little about how to properly plan for these critically important tests.

On Saturday, September 15 from 10:30 AM to noo at the Belvedere-Tiburon Library, Adam Piacente, founder of Marin SAT Prep, will present College Admissions Testing 101: How to Plan for the SAT and ACT to help college-bound students and their parents better navigate the often confusing process of college admissions testing.

Topics include:

Deciding which tests to take.
SAT?  ACT?  SAT and ACT?

Scheduling the tests.
When to take the tests.  How many times to take them.

Preparing for the tests.
When to start preparing.  What to look for in a test prep program.  Which books to use.

Registering for the tests.
When to register.  How to register.  How not to register.

Getting ready for test day.
How to get ready.  How not to get ready.

Understanding your scores.
How to interpret score reports.  How to compare SAT and ACT scores.
How to decide whether to take a test again.

Submitting scores to colleges.
When to submit scores.  Which scores to submit.

Deciding about Subject Tests.
Whether to take them.  When to take them.  How many to take.  Which ones to take.

Understanding performance issues.
How to deal with test anxiety.  How to deal with test apathy.

…and more.

Adam will also be available afterwards to answer questions.

This presentation is for both students and parents. Hope to see you there!


  • Start Date:September 15, 2018
  • Start Time:10:30am
  • End Date:September 15, 2018
  • End Time:12:00pm
  • Location:Belvedere-Tiburon Library