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If you are like many students, you are unclear which test is the right test for you: the redesigned SAT or the ACT.
To help you figure out which test to take, you can come take a free, no obligation, 3-hour ACT Saturday, December 29 (or other dates offered) at 11:00 am with Inspiring Test Preparation. This get acquainted offer is good for new clients only*. This test is used for the first class of our ACT preparation.
Now that it’s prime time to start studying for the SAT and ACT, we’ve had a lot of students ask us which test they should take.
Nowadays, most colleges accept the SAT and ACT and weigh scores from both tests equally, so that’s no longer a reason to take one test over the other.
The College Board recently redesigned the SAT and it is now quite similar to the ACT. Both tests now have optional essays and no guessing penalty. The SAT also no longer has a “random vocabulary” section, which used to be a big deal breaker for a lot of our students. Instead, the SAT has a vocabulary in context section. The SAT also has less geometry than the ACT. We’ve covered the all differences in a handy graphic below. (more…)