Mid October 2011 Take the PSAT
While awaiting the results in December take 10 minutes per day to attempt the Official SAT Question of the Day from www.collegeboard.com as well as learn a new word via the Word of the Day from www.dictionary.com
December 2011Obtain PSAT Results and review your score report. Determine which SAT or ACT test you will be taking. Figure out what type of test prep is right for you. Learn about all the options available including large classes, private tutoring or self-study. January SAT Test takers should begin their test prep
January 2012 March test takers should begin their test prep as soon as the first week of the new year. 10-12 weeks of intense study before a test date is a good rule of thumb.