ACT vs SAT

Which Standardized Test is for You?

Many students and parents begin the college prep process by comparing the ACT and SAT.  Two of the most common questions they ask are:
  • Is the ACT easier than the SAT?
  • Do colleges prefer scores from the SAT or ACT?
Generally speaking, both test cover the same types of content.  Both ACT and SAT scores are used for college admissions and merit-based scholarships.  The biggest differences between the tests are that the ACT has a Science Test, and there‚Äôs one SAT Math Section for which you cannot use a calculator.  Colleges don't prefer one over the other, so explore both tests to decide which one is right for you. 
test comparison chart SOURCE: testive.com
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