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When should I take the ACT?
I am taking the SAT on August 24. I feel pretty confident as I have taken 2 PSATs and a past SAT and have been studying over the summer. Now I am just worried about the ACT. I really want to get all of these pre-tests out of the way so I really want to take the ACT on September 14 (and I will have to sign up by tomorrow- I wasn't sure if I wanted to take the ACT but now I am sure). However, that leaves me only about 2 weeks to practice. I took a practice test (but I didn't do a full sitting one) about 2 weeks and got around a 27 (using a chart by subcategories were 30,27,28, and 24). I really feel like I could improve with practice as I haven't done any. If I sign up later I am worried about burnout and the fact that my dual credit classes will start (they don't start until August 24). I am also worried about early admissions for schools. For example, I am considering Tulane University and they require early admission for scholarships (which I need) and I am worried my ACT scores for October wouldn't be out yet. I also really want to wait for both my ACT and SAT scores to come out before I start applying to any schools (or shorten my possible schools list as what merit scholarships I will be able to get will be a big part in determining if I can go/want to go to a school). Thanks y'all in advance!1 replies
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