Princeton's SATII Requirements

<p>Does anyone know definitely whether Princeton requires 2 or 3 SATII scores? I've read various pieces of literature from Princeton and Collegeboard that indicate differently. Some say they require at least 2, some say they require at least 3.</p>

<p>Can anyone verify which it is? Thanks so much.</p>

<p>Where did you find anything from Princeton indicating three SAT II exams? It's two for *every school in the nation **except for Georgetown, which requires three.</p>

<p>*That is the maximum amount of required exams.</p>

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Where did you find anything from Princeton indicating three SAT II exams?

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<p>They used to.</p>

<p>Princeton</a> University | Standardized Testing</p>

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All applicants must also take two SAT Subject Tests.

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<p>^^I'm aware of that. However, their current website clearly states that only 2 are required.</p>

<p>ksarmand,</p>

<p>Some Web sites still list three as the requirement:</p>

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A handful of the most competitive schools, such as Harvard University and Princeton University, still require three Subject tests in addition to the three sections of the SAT.

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<p>SAT</a> Subject Tests</p>

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Many competitive colleges and universities in the United States (e.g., Stanford, Harvard, MIT, Yale, Princeton) recommend or require students to take three SAT Subject Tests

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<p>SAT</a> Subject Tests</p>

<p>^I would not even think about considering the first website if it contradicted directly with the school's. The second is similarly questionable.</p>

<p>OP, in your college search, always check and (usually) trust the university's website, not outside sources, when it comes to required information and exams.</p>

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OP, in your college search, always check and (usually) trust the university's website, not outside sources, when it comes to required information and exams.

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<p>Yes, this is good advice.</p>

<p>You might have more luck with this on the Princeton forum, but if I were you (and I couldn't find a definite answer on their web site or other published materials) I'd call Princeton and ask an admissions officer--they're actually very friendly.</p>

<p>The sites silverturtle pointed out are among the many; however, the Princeton site is also misleading.</p>

<p>Undergraduate</a> Admission - A Princeton Profile</p>

<p>The bottom chart outlines the middle 50% of SATII scores, stating that the numbers are based on the top 3 scores of each student, which I found hard to believe if students were only required to submit 2 scores each.</p>

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You might have more luck with this on the Princeton forum, but if I were you (and I couldn't find a definite answer on their web site or other published materials) I'd call Princeton and ask an admissions officer--they're actually very friendly.

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<p>What are you talking about?</p>

<p>The first part: Princeton</a> University - College Confidential
The second part: Princeton</a> University | Standardized Testing
The third part: Princeton</a> University | Contact Us</p>

<p>What I meant was that you seemed to not realize that the issue had been settled in the first response in this thread.</p>

<p>Are you mad at me? :p</p>

<p>The Internet can hold on to outdated and possibly incorrect information for a long time, including even the web site of the school in question. ksarmand's advice is good: contact the source if you are unsure.</p>