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How to Decide Whether to Retake the ACT, SAT or Change Exams

Dave_BerryDave_Berry CC Admissions Expert 492 replies2879 threads CC Admissions Expert
"SOMETIMES DESPITE HARD work, your SAT or ACT score report arrives and the results are disappointing. But don't lose hope. If you took either standardized test early enough in the college application process, you may have time to retake it in part or in whole – or to switch exams altogether.

How should you decide whether it is better to retake the same exam or to change course and register for the other one instead? Weigh the following considerations before you decide:

- Avoid unnecessary testing.
- Consider the causes of your poor showing.
- Compare formats.
- Weigh your time constraints." ...

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  • vhsdadvhsdad 199 replies0 threads Junior Member
    At this point, who knows when he kids will be able to take the SAT or ACT again. Also, given all the cancellations, I wouldn’t be surprised if many colleges went test optional for 2021.
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