My ACT and SAT Are Comparable -- Do I Send Both to Colleges?


You took both tests? You deserve a pat on the back for putting an incredible amount of time and energy into studying for the SAT and the ACT. Now that you've received the scores from each test, you may be asking how you can tell which score is better, and which you should submit to colleges.

Remember that the SAT is scored out of 1600, while the ACT is scored out of 36, and the ACT tackles certain subjects that don't show up on the SAT. Feels kind of like comparing apples and oranges, right?

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