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!
Kristin makes sure Magoosh's sites are full of awesome, free resources that can be found by students prepping for standardized tests. With a PhD from UC Irvine and degrees in Education and English, she’s been working in education since 2004 and has helped students prepare for standardized tests, as well as college and graduate school admissions, since 2007. She enjoys the agony and bliss of trail running, backpacking, hot yoga, and esoteric knowledge.
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