Reprint from a ScoopCharlotte Article. See the original HERE
One of the first steps toward completing a college application is to tackle the testing requirement. Many high school students gain valuable experience taking the PSAT (pre-SAT), and some schools offer the PLAN (pre-ACT) test as well. Despite the exposure to these tests, tension runs high when considering the options in regard to “official” test scores.
Colleges and universities view the two tests as equal; one is not preferred above the other. That puts the choice in the hands of each student and gives them the ability to choose the test that fits them the best. While there are similarities between the ACT and SAT, the differences can be significant enough for some students to be better suited for one over the other.
Focus on one. Rarely is it advantageous to focus on both the SAT and the ACT. It is much better to score your best on one test versus scoring well on both. So how to decide…
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