SmartCollegeVisit Featured Video: ’twas the Night Before SATs

From Smart College Visit, Inc., a VT KnowledgeWorks member company.  A version of this post originally appeared on SmartCollegeVisit.

Parents of college-bound teens and SAT test prep counselors know all too well the challenges related to getting high school students committed to studying for the SAT.

Author and humorist Nancy Berk shares her take on that timely (and often dreaded) event in the following video excerpt from her next book – College Bound and Gagged: How to Help Your Kid Get Into A Great College Without Losing Your Savings, Your Relationship, or Your Mind (

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If students have not registered for the spring SATs, they can click here for the 2011 ACT and SAT testing schedule.

About Nancy Berk

Humorist Nancy Berk is a psychologist whose blend of comedy and clinical expertise puts everyday life on the couch. Author of "Secrets of a Bar Mitzvah Mom," Nancy’s style has been described as "Dr. Phil meets Erma Bombeck." Other posts related to Nancy's work on SmartCollegeVisit include:

About Hunter Berk

Hunter Berk produced and edited "twas the night Before SATs." He will graduate from high school in spring 2011 and was recently accepted via early decision admission by NYU where he will major in Film and Television


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