Early preparation for the SAT or ACT can dramatically improve scores. High scores equate to higher scholarship offers for the students and less money parents have to pay to send their children to college. Also, many top schools expect high SAT or ACT scores along with other criteria because it helps weed out some students from their massive applicant pool.
Check out this video about twins that both got scholarships to Stanford.
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