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Old or New SAT for Class of 2006?

Question: I will graduate from high school in 2006 and am deciding whether to take the new and/or the old SAT I. I am at the top of my class and plan on attending an elite college. The Princeton Review recommends taking only the new SAT while Kaplan strongly suggests taking both. Is it worth studying for two different tests or should I just focus on the new one? I am worried about the time and, especially, the cost of prepping for two tests.

You ask a good question, and much time and energy (along with many keystrokes) have already been expended as counselors, teachers, and admission officials debate this issue.

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