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Should I retake the SAT to improve my score?

Hi everyone, I recently took the SAT and scored a 1350. I'm wondering if I should retake it to try for a higher score. Is it worth the time and effort, or should I focus on other parts of my application? Thanks for any advice you can give me!

11 months ago

Hi there! First of all, congratulations on your 1350 SAT score! That's already a great achievement. Whether or not to retake the SAT depends on a few factors. It's important to consider your target colleges and their average admitted students' SAT scores. If your score is within the range or above the average for those schools, it might not be necessary to retake the test. However, if your score is below the range, you may want to consider retaking it to improve your chances of admission. Remember that while test scores are important, they aren't the only factor in college admissions. Your GPA, extracurriculars, essays, and recommendations also play a significant role. If you think you can significantly improve your score, it might be worth giving it another shot, but if you're already stretched thin and struggling to balance your time, it might be better to invest more energy in other parts of your application. Ultimately, the decision to retake the SAT depends on your personal goals, strengths, and priorities. It's essential to weigh the pros and cons and make the decision that is best for you. Good luck!

11 months ago

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