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Are SAT Subject Tests Required for High School Student at Community College?

Question: My daughter is a high school junior but is taking most of her classes at a community college. Will she still be required to take the SAT II Subject tests since she is already doing primarily college-level work?

If your daughter is applying to colleges that require the SAT II Subject Tests (and many of the more selective schools do, although not all) then she still MUST take them, even if she is doing college-level work right now. Note, however, that there are many colleges that require the Subject Tests but will accept the ACT instead of BOTH the SAT I and the SAT II. So, if your daughter has taken--or expects to take--the ACT, then she may not need the Subject Tests.

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