The stakes are high, but you can help your kid prepare for their SAT and ACT test(s), and good preparation can decrease test anxiety and potentially boost their chances for a better score.

Which one should they take?
It used to be that most Midwestern children took the ACT and those on the coasts, or hoping to attend a school on either coast, would take the SAT. Things have changed, however, and as today most colleges will accept either; they leave the choice of test up to the student.