With the COVID-19 pandemic, some schools went test optional. Is it better to submit test scores? If not, will it hurt your chances?
It depends on whether or not your SAT score is above or average for the school you're applying to. If it is below, I'd recommend not submitting it but if it is average or above-average it wouldn't hurt.
So at test optional schools it is like optional recommendation letters it doesn't hurt but if submitted it can boost chances assuming you don't get a 800 SAT when the average is 1300 but if it is in middle 50% (just google mid 50 sat blah university) and if it is in the middle or higher definitely submit it.
Like the other people have stated, if your score is around the average score of that school or above, it would definitely help you. However, if it is below the average SAT/ACT score for that school, it is better to not submit it!
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