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Unweighted GPA: 3.7
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SAT: 720 math
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Should I take the SAT or ACT? And how do I decide?

Hey everyone! I'm a little bit stressed because I need to start thinking about whether I should take the SAT or ACT. I've heard that some people do better on one test over the other, but I'm not sure how to figure out which would be best for me. Any tips or experiences you can share to help me decide? Thanks for the help!

11 months ago

Hey there! First, take a deep breath and relax. Choosing between the SAT and ACT can seem overwhelming, but it's important to remember that both tests are widely accepted by colleges, and you can't go wrong with either. To determine which test might be a better fit for you, consider taking practice tests for both the SAT and ACT. This will give you a feel for the structure, content, and pacing of each test. Pay attention to which test you feel more comfortable with and where you perform better. Additionally, you can research the differences between the two tests, such as the SAT having a stronger emphasis on vocabulary and the ACT including a science section. Ultimately, the choice comes down to personal preference and how you perform on each test. Remember, you can always retake the test if you're not satisfied with your scores. Good luck, and don't stress too much about it!

11 months ago

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