A good way to prepare for the SAT and ACT exam is to practice “real past tests”. Typically, you can get the “real past tests” from official books published by the CollegeBoard and the ACT Org. Over the past few years we”ve worked with hundreds of tutors and thousands of students and here are the three most frequently used (or preferred) books used for SAT and ACT Prep:


1. The Official SAT Study Guide – Version 2 book with 10 Tests (this is current version)

2. The Official SAT Study Guide – Version 1 Book with 8 Tests

To see the difference between the above two SAT prep books read our article comparing the SAT version 1 and SAT version 2 books.


3. The Real ACT Prep Guide – with 3 Real ACT Tests

There are definitely books by other publishers out there. As a student or a tutor what book do you prefer for practicing or tutoring the SAT and ACT? Please share your thoughts in the comments.

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