Superscore Is Great, But Individual Scores Are Just OK -- Should You Retest?


So here's the deal: You're applying to at least one college that superscores, and your superscore happens to be pretty great. But you aren't so happy about your individual test scores on the SAT or ACT. Does that mean you have to retake the test?

While some students may balk at taking the test yet again – due to lack of prep time or lack of funds – Betsy Morgan, MALS, CEP, an independent educational consultant with College Matters in Madison, Conn., believes that students should follow their instincts.

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