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Sat subject tests 3 in one day dilemma!

hope1097hope1097 Registered User Posts: 106 Junior Member
Hello,
In our country we have limited seats for sat as well as sat 2. I have my SAT in October 11 and SAT I am planning registering for December 6. I have heard that 3 sittings in one day is a bit tedious. I had a similar experience with a levels before although it was only two subjects then. But I have no other choice as college deadlines are January for fall 2015 and November sat 2 sessions are already packed. Guys I will consider taking only 2 subjects if you think 3 subjects in one sitting decreases my chances for 700+.
I have already studied the the sat subjects I am planning on taking in a levels (Biology, math 2, chemistry) and got grades A,B,A. So what do you guys suggest? Go for the three subjects or try only two. Although some colleges require three.
I will have almost 2 month preparation time.

Replies to: Sat subject tests 3 in one day dilemma!

  • awesomesoccerfanawesomesoccerfan Registered User Posts: 9 New Member
    I heard somewhere that Collegboard doesn't allow more than 2 subject tests in one day.I could be wrong though!
    Your scenario is quite similar to mine;i've just completed A levels(u prolly did yours from Singapore?) in Phy, Chem and Math and my grades are B, B, A* respectively.I lost an A in physics for just 2 marks :/ .I am playing on taking 2 subject tests (Phy, Math2) in Oct and SAT Reasoning in Nov.

    I do believe that 3 subject tests in one day will prove punishing if you're aiming for 700+ in all 3.
  • awesomesoccerfanawesomesoccerfan Registered User Posts: 9 New Member
    I heard somewhere that Collegboard doesn't allow more than 2 subject tests in one day.I could be wrong though!
    Your scenario is quite similar to mine;i've just completed A levels(u prolly did yours from Singapore?) in Phy, Chem and Math and my grades are B, B, A* respectively.I lost an A in physics for just 2 marks :/ .I am playing on taking 2 subject tests (Phy, Math2) in Oct and SAT Reasoning in Nov.

    I do believe that 3 subject tests in one day will prove punishing if you're aiming for 700+ in all 3.
  • YoHoYoHoYoHoYoHo Registered User Posts: 2,001 Senior Member
    There are very few colleges in the US that require 3 sat subject tests. However, here in the US, many students take 3 sat2s on the same day, but English is their first language. Option 1 is to take 3 tests so that you can see how you score and then submit the top 2 scores only (score choice) Downside is that some schools require you to submit all scores. Option 2 is to take only 2 tests and study for only 2 tests. Use your scores on your practice tests to guide your decision.
  • hope1097hope1097 Registered User Posts: 106 Junior Member
    Sorry for the late reply guys! Was really busy!
    I have already registered for 3 SAT subjects and I am from Nepal. I am right now panicking because of all these tests. What if I have to send all the scores but they only require two? Does that mean even if I spoil one then it will be considered. I got no other options beside 700 + in all three within 2 months.
    One more thing came up. I don't think I am prepared enough for SAT1 (only one month left and my vocab is really really weak) and was thinking of retaking it in the next months if new seats are available as all seats till jan 24 are packed. :/
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