257: Why Students Struggle on SAT / ACT Math & How to Improve Scores

25 Mar

Many students complain that they are not “math people” and therefore struggle on standardized math tests.

Join Megan as she breaks down three reasons why students tend to struggle needlessly, and five strategies for improving their scores.

Specifically, she explores:

  • the difference between knowing your math facts and understanding concepts
  • the importance of grapple time and developing a tolerance for not knowing
  • how to be mindful about whether you’re in a solution mindset or a process mindset
  • specific strategies for raising your score
  • and more!

If you’d like some specific advice from Megan related to applying these concepts in your ACT / SAT review, please email us at collegepreppodcast [at] gmail [dot] com.