How to Decide Whether You Should Test With An Essay

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When you register for the SAT or ACT, you may notice you have multiple options. For the SAT, you can decide whether to take the test with or without an essay, and for the ACT, you'll be asked whether you want to take the exam with writing or without it.

The additional sections on these tests require more cost and more testing time -- not to mention additional hours preparing and practicing. So how can you decide whether or not you should add an essay or writing portion to your test?

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