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SAT or ACT: Which one is right for you?

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The United States uses two different exams for undergraduate school admissions: the SAT and the ACT. Both of these tests are equally accepted and respected by US colleges. However, one of the tests may do a better job of highlighting your skills. When deciding which one to study for– and ultimately send to college admissions boards– here are a couple …

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SAT/ACT: Should I take the optional essay?

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Over the years, the SAT and ACT have both been redesigned. Once upon a time, the SAT essay was required. Now, it’s not. At one point, the ACT essay was scored out of 12. As of last year, it is out of 36. These adjustments reflect attempts to make the optional essay a more useful recruiting tool that can predict …