How Your SAT/ACT Score Can Help You Get Scholarships

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What do Clemson University, The Ohio State University and the University of Kentucky have in common? These three colleges are among the many schools that consider students who meet specific GPA and test score benchmarks for high-value scholarships. Such offers range from full-ride scholarships to half-tuition to many other dollar values, potentially worth thousands of dollars.

For many students who are considering skipping the SAT or ACT, or who settle for a score right on the edge of the scholarship-qualifying scores, it's important to understand what's at stake. Taking a look at the three colleges we mentioned above, for example, consider these sample scholarship levels, which the colleges list among many others. You can be considered for the following scholarships if you meet these benchmarks:

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