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Do you take the SAT in junior or senior year?

Hello, I'm wondering when is the best time to take the SAT? Should I take it during my junior year or should I wait until senior year? Any advice is appreciated!

8 months ago

Hello there! Great question. The majority of students aim to take their first SAT near the end of their junior year. This timing can be beneficial for a couple of reasons. Firstly, by then, you've likely completed the coursework that the SAT covers, particularly in math. Secondly, taking the SAT in your junior year gives you ample time to retake the test if you wish to improve your score before college applications begin in the fall of your senior year.

Bear in mind, if you're involved in spring activities like sports or theater, you might need to balance your schedule carefully. And if you don't get the score you're hoping for, you can retake the SAT in the early fall of your senior year. Remember to check the application deadlines of the colleges you're interested in to ensure your scores will be reported in time. It's all about planning ahead and allowing yourself the buffer to show your best performance. Good luck with your preparation!

8 months ago

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