(Prospective premed) Should I take science SAT II tests? If so, bio or chem? If not, which ones?
I will be taking the Math II test at the end of the summer and I am trying to decide on which other tests to take. I am applying to top, ~Ivy League schools so I think the SAT II's can help my application. I am deciding between US History, Literature, Chemistry, or Biology for my second test, although I am considering a third test. Here is some information.
US History - Just took APUSH and it was a pretty easy class for me (95%+ all year round). The AP exam was a little hard because I forgot some specific information, but overall, it was manageable.
Literature - English is one of my stronger subjects (ACT: 36 Reading 36 English, SAT: 750 Reading/Writing) However, I haven't taken a Lit class. I took AP Lang this year, but I've heard that doesn't really prepare you well for Lit.
Biology - I'm considering Bio because I am going to do premed. However, I took Honors Bio (~95%) my freshman year so I've forgotten most of it and will have to study a lot (i.e. reteach myself the material) over the summer.
Chemistry - Again, I am considering this because I want to do premed. I took Honors Chem (~97%) my sophomore year so it's more recent, but I've forgotten a lot of it and will have to study a lot over the summer, too. Honors was pretty easy for me as it was math-based. It was when we got to the more conceptual stuff towards the end of the year that I had a harder time understanding stuff. I heard that the SAT Chem test is comparable to the AP Chem test, which worries me as it is very difficult.
Which test(s) should I take? Should I take two or three? None of the schools I'll be applying to ~require~ SAT II scores, but I think they will help my application so I am going to be taking them anyways.