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Do all colleges require official score reports?

Hey everyone! I've heard that some colleges require official score reports for ACT/SAT, while others don't. How can I figure out which colleges require official reports and which ones are okay with self-reported scores?

6 months ago

Hello there! You're right, many colleges allow you to self-report your test scores on your application, while some still require official score reports. To find out which colleges require official score reports, you should refer to each college's admissions website.

When you're researching colleges, make it a habit to visit their admissions requirements and testing policies pages, as these will give you the most up-to-date information on what is expected. College websites will typically provide clear information about whether they accept self-reported scores or require official reports. You can find this information by searching for terms like "test scores," "SAT/ACT requirements," or "standardized testing policy."

Keep in mind that even if a college initially allows self-reported scores, you may still be required to send official score reports later if you're accepted and choose to enroll. Therefore, it's important to have a clear understanding of each college's specific policies.

I recommend creating a spreadsheet or document to track your information and stay organized as you research colleges, including columns for application deadlines, testing policies, and any other key details you want to remember. Good luck with your college search and application process!

6 months ago

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