How Many Tests Is Too Many?


ACT and SAT scores are driving forces when it comes to getting into your target schools. It's straightforward enough to figure out the average scores of admitted students at a given college — most schools offer this information on their own websites and they're listed in our book Complete Book of Colleges. But there's another factor to keep in mind: How many times should you take a test in order to get the score you (or the school) will like?

How Many Tests Should I Aim to Take?

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