Should Student with 36 ACT Skip the SAT?
Our son recently took the SAT II Math 1 (680) and Math 2 (780). He didn't study for these and plans to repeat them next fall, with better prep. More importantly, he just took the ACT and got a 36 (rounded up from Math 35, English 35, Reading 36, Science 36). He got an 8 on the optional writing part.
So suddenly we have to consider *not* taking the SAT, which we had planned for Jan or Feb. Your previous advice was simple: with a 36 ACT, don't take the SAT because you can only go down. But we wonder what a college will think, even so. If we expand our horizons and try to look at more / higher OOS schools (though still not Ivy / MIT), are any of them going to be unhappy with no SAT?