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Which one is better?

nkimmynkimmy Registered User Posts: 18 New Member
So i'm going to be a freshmen(WHOOP!)...and my mom and i want to know if SAT is "easier" or ACT?
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Replies to: Which one is better?

  • altamashaltamash Registered User Posts: 244 Junior Member
    i've only taken the sat, but the act questions are more similar to what you are taguht in school and sat there is a little bit of reasoning involved; however you should take a practice test of both to see where you stand on each. some people do better on one over the other. You should see which one you can score higher. Personally from what i've heard the act is "easier" to score on.
  • jhkmyunjhkmyun Registered User Posts: 139 Junior Member
    Honestly, its a matter of your personal tastes. I only took the SAT because it is much easier to find a testing center for it in my country than it is to find an ACT testing center (I'm international) The SAT consists of 3 sections Critical Reading, Writing, and Math. It involves an essay portion as well. I've heard that the essays are generally more difficult than the ACT topic-wise. Generally I've seen friends who are more humanities-based as in writing, social sciences, etc. do well on the exam with little to no prep. ie. Friend who got 2330 very little prep. I, am more science and math based and had to prep a little more to get the same score.
    Thats my two cents on the SAT at least.
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