3 Test Prep FAQs -- With Expert Answers

Elizabeth French

How important are SAT or ACT scores to getting admitted into the school of your choice? The answer, of course, depends on your situation. But there are some general rules of thumb that may apply more broadly to students. Today, we're rounding up three test prep questions submitted by College Confidential readers, along with responses from Shelley Levine, a Certified Educational Planner with College Bound in Potomac, Md.

1) Can a student's high GPA, proven leadership skills and/or attending a competitive high school make up for low SAT or ACT scores when applying to high-ranked colleges?

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