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Are subject tests worth it?

Canada1993Canada1993 Registered User Posts: 9 New Member
Hello CC,
I'm an international undergraduate student looking to transfer to a top school in the US (ivies and ivy equivalents). I was wondering if it is worth it for me to take any SAT subject tests. Are the subject tests more important for non-transfer students?

The subject tests I was looking to take are Math II and Physics, but given that I've already completed several calculus and physics courses at my current university (NOT a community college), I don't see why colleges would need to test my knowledge of high school level material.

It explicitly states on most of the universities' websites that students who choose not to take subject tests will NOT be at a disadvantage, but I'm not sure how true this is.
For what it's worth, I received a 2390 on the SAT I so I probably don't need to bolster this score with additional tests.

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Replies to: Are subject tests worth it?

  • byahnoobbyahnoob Registered User Posts: 353 Member
    SAT IIs are required for Ivies.. i think? lol

    its not the question of if its worth it. DO IT
    im not sure about international students though... so dont take my words for it
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