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Must I Submit All SAT Scores AND All ACT Scores?

Question: I took the SAT I and I am satisfied with my score, but I wanted to try the ACT as well. If my ACT score is not as good as my comparative SAT score, do I have to list my ACT scores on the Common Application?

This is a good question, but one that comes with a somewhat convoluted answer. I personally would like to tar and feather every admissions director who doesn't participate in Score Choice. The varying policies that many colleges insist upon are confusing to students, who have enough to worry about already. And many colleges don't make their policies clear to begin with.

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