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Which SAT 2s should I take?

waitingforivywaitingforivy Registered User Posts: 878 Member
I've taken SAT 2 Bio and SAT 2 Chem and got good scores.

I plan to take SAT 2 Math 2 in June and am confident I will get a good score.

I'm looking to go into the sciences. Do I need a humanities SAT 2?
If so, how hard is Literature? I really don't have time to study for it right now, so I was thinking of taking the SAT II Literature in October or something. The Barron's book makes it seem really hard.

I'm re-taking the SAT in May. This will only work if I don't have to retake the SAT again. If I end up re-taking the SAT in October, and don't take any humanities SAT IIs at all, will that be problem?

Do colleges only look at your top two scores anyway, which might be in Math and Science?

Thank you. Sorry, freaking out.

Another option would be to take the Spanish SAT 2 in October.
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Replies to: Which SAT 2s should I take?

  • SubductionzoneSubductionzone Registered User Posts: 11 New Member
    Okay so look, you only need 2 SAT II's so just quit while you're ahead. Generally, for top tier schools (especially since you said you wanted to go into the sciences), it is recommended that one takes the SAT II in Math Level II and a science. If I were you I wouldn't bother taking another, but if you must do just the Math Level II
  • waitingforivywaitingforivy Registered User Posts: 878 Member
    I'm leaning towards just taking the Math II and being done with it. I'll have a 5 on the AP Euro exam, and good English grades, so they'll know I can do humanities. I also have Spanish awards and stuff, and I'm interested in science anyways.
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