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Should I use my SAT or ACT score, or can I use both?
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I took my SAT and ACT in October and got my scores back, for my SAT I ended up getting a 1320 with a 700 in math and 620 in reading, for my ACT I got a 25 composite, a 23 for math, 24 for science and english and a 30 for reading. I am applying with a major in Psychology with University of Pittsburgh being my dream school, and UMichigan and Ohio State as close tied seconds right now. I am hoping to get some financial aid as well with my scores. I am not sure if I should use the score with a higher math or reading for a Psychology major.

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4 months ago

Honestly, I would use both If needed to. But if it came down to one, I would use the SAT score. Any standardized tests, use the highest score.

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4 months ago

I used a SAT to ACT converter (princetonreview.com/college-advice/act-to-sat-conversion), and the SAT score is technically higher. I would submit that. If you take any more standardized tests, the general tip is to submit the highest score you get regardless of major.

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