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Is it advised to take the ACT and/ or SAT?

I am in 10th grade public high school, i have a career GPA of 2.9777 and a unweighted GPA of 2.5777.

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7 months ago

Take both practice tests and see which test you do well on. From there, make a decision on which test you should take, and start studying for that one. Colleges don’t really have a preference, so choose the one you’re comfortable with!

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7 months ago

YESS. Take the SAT/ ACT no matter your GPA. Most colleges did used to require scores so it would be in your best interest to do them as they are standardized so they help show where you are compared to a lot of other students. Of course, SAT/ACT are seemingly slowly fading away, HOWEVER colleges may still use them after you get into a school to see what math/science etc you fit into. So if you have a high SAT/ACT, you'll have higher chances of getting into the college and also higher chances of getting into a higher math like Calculus BC instead of a beginner one.

Also, I've heard doing both is a waste of time and energy. So take practice tests for both and see which one you're more successful at. Whichever one that may be, PRACTICE PRACTICE PRACTICE. Hope This Helpedd and Good Luck!

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7 months ago

Yes. Colleges normally require one out of the two, but not both. You will likely take the PSAT in 11th grade, but you can take it whenever you want on Khan Academy. I personally never took the ACT, but it is up to you. Good luck!!

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