5 Factors to Consider When Applying to Test-Optional Colleges


You don't need me to tell you that COVID-19 has majorly impacted the world. But what you might not realize is that one of the ways in which the college admission process has adapted is by temporarily going test-optional. Don't worry! This is a straightforward change that can only benefit you. Essentially, if you aren't happy with your ACT or SAT scores, you don't have to submit them. If you are pleased with your tests, sending them in can help you with merit-based financial aid and academic placement.

Here are the five main factors to consider when it comes to whether you want to submit SAT or ACT scores.

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