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Should I apply to colleges that don't require test scores?

Hey guys! I'm a junior and I've been researching colleges. I've come across some that don't require test scores for admission. Is it worth applying to these schools, even if my SAT or ACT scores are decent? I'm not sure if it's a good idea or not. Any advice would be appreciated!

11 months ago

Hey there! It's great to see that you're being proactive in your college search. Applying to colleges that don't require test scores can be a good idea for several reasons. First, it can take some pressure off of you in terms of standardized testing, allowing you to focus more on your other strengths and talents. Second, these schools tend to take a more holistic approach to admissions, looking at factors like your GPA, extracurricular activities, and essays. If you feel that your application shines in those areas, it might be worth considering. However, if your SAT or ACT scores are decent, it's still a good idea to apply to schools that do require test scores. This way, you can show off your hard work and dedication to academics. Ultimately, it's important to apply to a mix of schools to give yourself the best chance of finding the right fit. Good luck with your college search!

11 months ago

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