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Submitting both SAT and ACT scores

Hey y'all! I took both the SAT and ACT and was wondering if I can submit both the scores in my college applications. Would it help or hurt my chances of admission?

6 months ago

Hello! It's definitely possible to submit both SAT and ACT scores in your college applications. Whether submitting both scores helps or hurts your chances of admission really depends on how well you performed on the exams and the specific colleges you're applying to.

If you have strong scores on both tests, submitting both can show your skill in different testing formats and may help strengthen your application. On the other hand, if there's a significant difference between your SAT and ACT scores, you might want to only submit the stronger one.

Ultimately, you should submit the scores that best reflect your abilities and align most closely with the average profiles of accepted students at the schools you're applying to. If you feel that your scores on both exams are representative of your capabilities, go ahead and submit both. But if one exam showcases your abilities better, it's totally fine to submit just that score.

Good luck with your applications!

6 months ago

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