Welcome to College Confidential!

The leading college-bound community on the web

Sign Up For Free

Join for FREE, and start talking with other members, weighing in on community polls, and more.

Also, by registering and logging in you'll see fewer ads and pesky welcome messages (like this one!)

As a CC member, you can:

Number of SAT IIs

ThaManThaMan Posts: 330Registered User Member
I've heard that many top schools require 3 SAT Subject Tests. The only tests I would be able to take though is MATH II and US History. I was going to take AP Bio this year but it wouldn't fit into my schedule...>_> So what do I do? Self study Bio? I'm taking Bio senior year but this is obviously going to be too late, right?
Post edited by ThaMan on

Replies to: Number of SAT IIs

  • billabongboy9828billabongboy9828 Posts: 1,090Registered User Senior Member
    Aside from Harvard and Georgetown, most schools only strongly suggest you take 2 subject tests.
  • schoolisfunschoolisfun Posts: 1,238- Member
    Actually I think only one college requires it atm (that I know of) and that is Georgetown, but even Georgetown stopped it i think. So, you really only need 2. But more doesn't hurt ;)
  • schoolisfunschoolisfun Posts: 1,238- Member
    Aside from Harvard and Georgetown, most schools only strongly suggest you take 2 subject tests.
    Harvard doesn't anymore. They changed their policy
  • LOLonly8schoolsLOLonly8schools Posts: 27Registered User New Member
    well basically the deal is that most top schools require two, so definately make sure to do really well on two

    however, having more than 2 top scores (when I heard this the person said 780+ but w/e) can be advantageuos, so if youre able to take more than two go for it, but don't stress out about trying to get 5 800s.
  • hellohurricanehellohurricane Posts: 79Registered User Junior Member
    Take 2 SAT IIs, and spend the time you might've used to prepare for another SAT II on AP tests.
Sign In or Register to comment.