How I did it: I didn't prep all that much, because of things going on at the time. I was still satisfied with my score though.
I practiced brainstorming ideas for the writing components and reviewed some formulas.
I also got someone to drive me to the test, because it was far away and I have pain issues that are exacerbated by driving. I spent the last few days before the test really taking it easy so I wouldn't be in pain during the exam.
The exam completely trashed my hands and arms though, so if I were to do this again I would definitely try to get approval for accommodations.
Lessons & tips: Do computer-based practice. Especially pay attention to the calculator for the math sections. I didn't practice using the calculator and it seriously slowed me down on those parts. At some point I just started doing the calculations by hand, because it was faster.
I bought a deck of vocab flashcards and kept them in the car for when I got to appointments early. I don't know if it helped with the exam really, but it was certainly better than reading a year old issue of AARP magazine. (Who am I kidding. I love the AARP magazine.)
If you need accommodations, make sure you set that up really early. I was taking the exam last minute, so applying for accommodations wasn't an option.
Resources: I used a Kaplan book and flashcards.
I also played the vocab quiz games on m-w.com, because I use my time wisely.
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