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Penalty for Retaking SAT Subject Tests?

Question: Do you get penalized for taking a Subject Test twice? I want to take the Subject Test in chemistry after an honors chem class then take it again after AP Chem next year.

Although far more students retake the SAT I's than the SAT II's, there is certainly no penalty for doing either. If you check out this recent College Confidential discussion thread, you'll see that some students have been very pleased by their score gains after second tries on Subject Tests.

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