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Should I take the SAT?
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Hey! Any advice on this would be helpful.

I have a 3.86 GPA and have taken the ACT before with a score of 23, but plan on taking it twice more with hopes of gaining a higher super-score. I plan on going into Law, with a minors in communications, but this isn't for sure, so I hope on getting into schools like Rice, Vanderbilt, and Brown, but they are high-each schools. Since I've had such bad experience with taking tests before (ACT), I'm worried that taking the SAT will impact me for the worse, but I've heard so much that schools like that appreciate test scores and it could give me an advantage above other applicants. So, should I take the SAT this year, or would I be ruining my chances?

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2 months ago

I recommend trying an official practice SAT (after downloading the Bluebook App) and then comparing the score with your ACT. Then, if it isn't worth your time, you don't have to go through studying and taking a real SAT. However, the DSAT actually gives you much more time for each question than the ACT so it could be much to your advantage.

If you decide to take the SAT, lmk and I can share my fave resources and study tips which gave me a 100 point raise in under 3 weeks!

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Unweighted GPA: 3.7
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SAT: 720 math
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