Something I read (it may have been in the Princeton Review practice SAT book) said that taking it more than twice is counterproductive. And, a certain percentage of retakes actually score lower than the first time. I had my daughter take about 3 practice tests with a small group of kids on 3 different days. She took the actual test once, scored above avg. and we'll call it good. The essay was on a horrid prompt, and I don't think colleges even care how you do on the essay.
On a side note, she took the ACT twice. The first time she hadn't practiced. Her score wasn't high enough for admittance to a college for dual credits (they want HIGHER scores for homeschoolers!) She took it again (after practicing,) did a little better, but still missed the cut-off by one point! The SAT was much easier (for her), and she's way above their criteria.
One of the two of my free classes, College Applications Simply Explained, had to be rescheduled last week because I was sick. So, if you missed the one I did
If you regularly use words like field-tripping and work-shopping, this tip is for you! Bonnie writes about how her final sacrificial culmination of homeschooling was creating course descriptions that earned