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Do I need to submit both SAT and ACT scores to colleges?

Hey guys! I'm a high school junior, and I've taken both the SAT and ACT. I'm wondering if I need to submit both scores to colleges, or if I can just submit the one I performed better on. Do colleges have a preference for one test over the other? Any advice would be much appreciated! Thanks!

11 months ago

Hi there! First off, congrats on taking both the SAT and ACT! It's great that you're being proactive in your college admissions process. To answer your question, no, you don't need to submit both SAT and ACT scores to colleges. Most colleges accept both tests and do not have a preference for one over the other. You can submit the test score that you feel best represents your abilities. In fact, some colleges also have test-optional policies, which means you don't have to submit test scores at all if you don't feel they accurately reflect your potential. My child went through the college application process recently, and they only submitted their stronger test score. It's a good idea to research the specific colleges you're interested in to see their testing requirements. Remember, standardized test scores are just one piece of the puzzle when it comes to college admissions. Your grades, extracurricular activities, essays, and recommendations also play a significant role. Good luck with your college applications!

11 months ago

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