A great article in the New York Times by a mother of a high school junior talks about the dizzying array of options when approaching test prep. Back in the day, you simply took the SAT test and your score was reported to your prospective colleges. You most like did very little prep or may have simply bought a test prep book for practice. Things aren’t so simply anymore.
“As it stands, Nicole remains unsure about which college admissions test she will take (perhaps both), how many times she’ll sit for it, whether or not she will submit her scores to colleges, and if she’ll need the results to count at all.”