0
6 months ago
Admissions Advice
[edited]

SAT/ACT
Answered

Hi! I was wondering if it’s necessary to take both the SAT and ACT for college applications?

SAT
junior
0
2

Earn karma by helping others:

1 karma for each ⬆️ upvote on your answer, and 20 karma if your answer is marked accepted.

1 answer

6
Accepted Answer
6 months ago

Hi,

You should only submit the better of either ACT or SAT scores to colleges.

But keep in mind that if your score is not within 3 pts of the 50% middle for the ACT or 60 pts of the lower end of the SAT, then don't send them in your scores. So in your previous post, you wrote you had a 1510 SAT, so that is a perfectly excellent score to submit to all schools.

All colleges do not require the ACT or SAT this admissions cycle so if you don't have a good score, let the rest of your application advocate for you.

I wish you all the best.

6

Community Guidelines

To keep this community safe and supportive:

  1. Be kind and respectful!
  2. Keep posts relevant to college admissions and high school.
  3. Don’t ask “chance-me” questions. Use CollegeVine’s chancing instead!

How karma works