What Are the Differences between the SAT and ACT?

Last updated May 17, 2021 
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The SAT and ACT require different test-taking strategies and skill sets. Familiarizing yourself with the specifics of the two tests may help you make a decision as to which test is better for you. Below is a quick breakdown of the main differences between the SAT and ACT.


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Note: This table used with the permission of Golda Steier, precisionadmission.com, 215.913.5136


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