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3 Mistakes to Avoid When Retaking the ACT, SAT

Dave_BerryDave_Berry CC Admissions Expert Posts: 2,914 Senior Member
"Both too much and too little change to study plans can harm a student's score on college admissions tests.

IT IS QUITE COMMON FOR high school students to feel unsatisfied with their scores the first time they sit for the ACT or SAT. In fact, disappointing results lead many students to take either college admissions test two or more times. Fewer individuals, however, properly prepare for the opportunity to redeem themselves on these exams.

To earn a score that truly reflects your abilities, avoid these three mistakes that are often made by test-takers when retaking the ACT or SAT:

- Unduly altering testing strategies.
- Making no or too few changes.
- Letting doubt take control." ...

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