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07/09/2020 at 09:28AM
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SAT Subject Test

I am a US student based in Europe. Last year, I sat two SAT subject tests in my foreign languages (French and Spanish) and got excellent results. No SAT this year where I live but drove to nearby country and sat ACT (C35; 36,36,33,36). I feel that if I take the SAT Math2 could have perfect score, but is it worth my time (3-4 days to revise) plus drive 3 hours, given the situation this year? Would it appear weird that I don’t sit also the SAT? Will high ACT score help me this year in optional colleges?

@Manya07/09/2020 at 11:30AM [edited]

Don't go for it

[🎤 AUTHOR]@USstudentabroad07/09/2020 at 12:42PM

Thank you !

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07/09/2020 at 09:29PM[edited]

I agree you don’t need it. You’re already golden. My only advice is if you are going into a STEM field at an elite university you SHOULD take math 2 or a science SAT since usually for those professions you want to submit 2 or 3 subject tests, one of which is related to math or science. Best of luck!

Edit: no, it won’t look weird that you didn’t take the SAT. Your ACT score is nearly perfect so you don’t need to really take any more exams. Lots of American students are taking the ACT nowadays so it is nearly the same as SAT.

07/09/2020 at 11:35AM

Many universities are test optional this year.

Your ACT score is perfect so you don't need to give SAT subject test or SAT.

Many universities don't consider sat subject test scores though it helps but this year it won't affect your application.

And yeah you have given act and your score is perfect so you don't even need to give SAT.

Just submit whatever scores you have you need not to worry because considering the situation universities are test optional this year



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