Sample SAT Group Study Plan

Week

During the Meeting

Before the Next Meeting

Before first meeting

N/A

  • Set up a free College Board account and a free Khan Academy account for access to personalized SAT study.

  • Watch the Khan Academy introductory video.

  • Identify strengths and weaknesses. If you a PSAT-related assessment, share your scores with Khan Academy. If not, take 4 short diagnostic quizzes in math or in reading and writing at Khan Academy.

  • Email the group to let them know which skills you’re strongest on and which you need the most help with.

Week 1

  • Set ground rules.

  • Agree on a study plan.

  • Work with a partner to set personal goals.

  • Agree on the week’s quizzes.

  • Get to know the test: How the SAT is Structured.

  • Practice for at least 30 minutes, twice a week, using the practice that Khan Academy provides as part of your personalized study plan.

  • Take assigned quizzes.

  • Prepare 1 or 2 questions to ask at the next meeting.

Weeks 2 & 3

  • Ask and answer questions.

  • Agree on the week’s quizzes.

  • Check in on mini-goals. Award points.

  • Practice for at least 30 minutes, twice a week.

  • Take assigned quizzes.

  • Prepare 1 or 2 questions to ask at the next meeting.

Week 4

Take a full-length practice SAT as a group (3 hours).

  • Score the full-length practice test.

  • Review the test questions you missed.

  • Email your team. Let them know what you did well and what you need help with.

  • Prepare 1 or 2 questions for the next meeting.

Weeks 5–7

  • Ask and answer questions.

  • Agree on the week’s quizzes.

  • Check in on mini-goals. Award points.

  • Practice for at least 30 minutes, twice a week.

  • Take assigned quizzes.

  • Prepare 1 or 2 questions to ask at the next meeting.

Week 8

Take a full-length practice SAT as a group (3 hours).

  • Score the full-length practice test.

  • Compare your results to previous tries to track improvement. Check them against your goals.

  • Review the test questions you missed.

  • Email your team. Let them know what you did well and what you need help with.

  • Prepare 1 or 2 questions for the next meeting.

Weeks 9–16

Repeat weeks 5–8 twice.

Repeat weeks 5–8 twice.