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What subject tests should I take?

jessiexoxotwjessiexoxotw Registered User Posts: 19 New Member
I'm an international student applying to colleges this year. What subject tests should I take if I want to major in economics or mathematics?
I have taken math 2 and world history before but my WH score is only 640 which is kinda low if I want to apply to top colleges. I plan to take it again this October but I'm unsure what subjects I should take.
Btw, math and science would be easier for me since those courses in my country are a lot harder than those in the US, but I don't know if a science subject test would be useful if I want to major in math or economics.

Replies to: What subject tests should I take?

  • Zion101Zion101 Registered User Posts: 63 Junior Member
    I would look at what your colleges that you plan to apply to recommend. Even if science is not needed, I would take it if you think you would do relatively well, and it would boost your application. I'm not sure, but I don't think it would hurt your application in any way especially if your science is strong as it seems it is. If you have the time, resources, and money, weigh your options.
  • TestRektTestRekt Registered User Posts: 118 Junior Member
    An engineering applicant submitting U.S. History and French might be an issue, but no college would have a problem with a history major (or a math or econ major) submitting math and science. WH can be a tough score to bring up.
  • jessiexoxotwjessiexoxotw Registered User Posts: 19 New Member
    @Zion101 I plan to apply to one or two ivies and the rest would mostly be small liberal arts schools that range in selectivity.
    Thanks for the advice!! I'll definitely try to think through everything before taking the test
  • jessiexoxotwjessiexoxotw Registered User Posts: 19 New Member
    @TestRekt I guess WH would be much more difficult for me than physics or chem because we have different contents in history classes in my country than in the USA.
    And thanks so much for the advice!!
  • MuufeenMuufeen Registered User Posts: 116 Junior Member
    Keep in mind that World History is only offered in December and June.

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