COMPARE YOUR SCORES BETWEEN YOUR ACT & SAT
As students prepare for college by comparing entrance exams, ACT and SAT. Many often wonder...
Q: What's easier, ACT or SAT?
A: The ACT and SAT typically contains similar types of content. Scores are used most often for admissions into college, merit-based scholarships, and sometimes for military academies. According to the Princeton Review, the biggest differences between the ACT and SAT are that the ACT has a Science Test, and there’s one SAT Math Section for which you cannot use a calculator.
Q: Do colleges need both scores?
A: Which one should you take? We recommend you explore both tests to decide which one is right for you. Many students in the past have taken both ACT and SAT, some choose to retake and aim for a higher score based on previous test scores. However, if happen to score lower than before, know that many colleges often take the higher score out of all your results.
Q: Which colleges require ACT/SAT Essays?
A: Read up on the updates! Inside Higher Ed recently published an article on colleges, titled "Dropping the SAT Essay" and the Princeton Review published on the 25 schools that recommend or require the essay portions, titled "Who Requires SAT and ACT Essays (and why they shouldn’t)"