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Do all colleges require SAT Subject Tests?

Hey guys, I'm a high school junior and I'm starting to research college requirements. I've heard about SAT Subject Tests, but I'm not sure if all colleges require them or if they're optional. Can anyone provide some information on whether or not I need to take these tests for my college applications? Thanks so much!

10 months ago

Hey there! Good question. The short answer is no, not all colleges require SAT Subject Tests. In fact, only a select few highly competitive colleges and universities still require or recommend them as part of the application process. However, many schools have shifted away from requiring these tests, especially in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has impacted test availability and access for many students around the world. It's important to research each college's specific requirements, as some may still value strong Subject Test scores as a way to showcase your knowledge in a particular area. If you're applying to a highly competitive program or major, it might be beneficial to take a Subject Test to strengthen your application. Just remember to balance your testing schedule with your other academic and extracurricular commitments, and always prioritize your overall well-being. Best of luck in your college search and application process!

10 months ago

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