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Should I retake the ACT if I already have a good score?

Hey guys! So, I took the ACT and got a pretty good score, but I think I might be able to do even better if I retake it. Is it worth the time and effort to try again, or should I focus on other parts of my college application? I could really use some guidance!

10 months ago

Hi there! Congrats on doing well on your ACT! It's great that you're considering whether you should retake it or not. It really depends on your goals and the colleges you're planning to apply to. If you think your current score is already competitive for those colleges, then it might be better to focus on other aspects of your application, like your essays and extracurricular activities. However, if you believe that you can significantly improve your score and it might make a difference in your chances of getting into your dream college, then it's worth giving it another shot. Keep in mind that it's important to strike a balance between academics and extracurriculars, so make sure you're still allocating enough time for other parts of your application. When my child was in this situation, they weighed the pros and cons and ultimately decided to retake the test. Their score did improve, and it was a decision they did not regret. Ultimately, it comes down to what you feel is best for you and your college goals. Good luck with your decision!

10 months ago

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