Not sure whether the SAT or ACT is best for you? We don’t blame you—many fantastic schools accept either test. And yet there are quite a few differences between the tests: the SAT is a reasoning test, the ACT is a content-based test; the ACT tests science, but the SAT doesn’t; the SAT gives you more time per question, while the ACT reading is slightly easier. And that’s not all…
Luckily, we have a handy infographic that can help you decide which test to take!
For everything else you need to know about comparing and deciding between the ACT and the new SAT, check out ACT vs SAT: The Ultimate Guide to Choosing the Right Test for You! And let us know if you still need help deciding which test to take, so that we can help you get your best score!
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About Kristin Fracchia
Dr. Kristin Fracchia currently focuses on our MCAT and LSAT Prep, but she also has expertise in a wide range of standardized tests, including the ACT, SAT, GRE, and GMAT, as well as college and grad school admissions. With a PhD from UC Irvine and degrees in Education and English, she’s been working in education since 2004. She enjoys the agony and bliss of long distance trail running, backpacking, hot yoga, and esoteric knowledge.
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