SAT vs. ACT: A Complete Guide

Trying to decide if and which test to write?

As a response to COVID-19, US universities made standardised test scores optional, with hundreds of schools declaring them permanently unnecessary. However, some universities are making them compulsory again and college admissions experts still recommend that you take these tests. It provides a firm data point that universities can use to compare you with other applicants, while showing that you are serious enough about academics to take that extra step.

Download this eBook to compare the SAT and ACT, read about its newest updates, and decide which one works best for you!

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Compare the ACT vs. SAT

While the SAT and ACT are currently optional for many universities, admissions officers will still consider test scores to compare academic levels between candidates. Since universities have no preference between the SAT and the ACT, how do you decide which one to take?

This eBook provides an overview of the SAT and ACT to help you determine which test to take based on your strengths and weaknesses. Learn more about:

  • Important details about the SAT and ACT
  • Planning your test-taking strategy
  • The impact of COVID-19 on test-optional and test-blind policies
  • The SAT going digital and what to expect
  • How to choose the right test

Our eBook breaks down both the ACT and the SAT so that you can make the best decision for you. Download now!

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Discover the Crimson Advantage

Our SAT/ACT Tutoring services are developed by Ivy League grads, PhDs, and top tutors from around the world, many of whom scored a perfect 1600 (SAT) and/or 36 (ACT). Crimson’s SAT/ACT courses reduce your study time while maximising your results. In fact, those who work with Crimson experience a 280+ point increase on the SAT, or a 4+ point on the ACT.

From personalised services to real-time progress tracking, our experts are here to help you achieve your goals.

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