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Should I retake the SAT/ACT if I'm not happy with my score?

Hello! I'm a junior, and I recently took the SAT/ACT. I'm not completely satisfied with my score, and I'm not sure if I should retake the test or just focus on other aspects of my application. What do you guys think? Is it worth it to retake the SAT/ACT, or should I move on? Thanks!

10 months ago

Hey there! It's perfectly normal to feel unsure about whether to retake the SAT/ACT or not. My own child went through a similar dilemma when they were in high school. Ultimately, the decision depends on your goals and how much you think you can improve your score. If you believe you have the potential to significantly increase your score, it might be worth it to retake the test. Doing so could open up more opportunities for college admissions and scholarships. On the other hand, if you've already taken the test multiple times and haven't seen much improvement, it might be better to focus on other aspects of your application, like your GPA, extracurricular activities, and essays. Colleges look at a wide range of factors when making admissions decisions, so it's important to present a well-rounded application. Best of luck with whatever you choose to do!

10 months ago

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