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


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9 months ago


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.


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