Which Is the Ideal Test Date for You?


Both the SAT and ACT are administered about seven times a year. That sounds like plenty of time for you to take a test whenever you want, right? Well, not exactly. Let's take a look at at several factors that might limit your test date opportunities:

1) What are the application deadlines for the colleges and scholarships that require your test scores? Are you applying early decision anywhere? Start with the earliest deadline and work backward to see when you actually need to take the test in order to get the scores reported on time.

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