After weeks of waiting, that long-awaited day has finally come, you’ve got your ACT/SAT results and you know how you have fared. Now it’s time to make crucial decisions.
To Retake, or Not to Retake? That is the Question…
The first decision you will have to make is whether you need to retake the test. If your scores are not as good as you expected, you will have to decide whether they are still good enough for the colleges you are applying to, or if you will have to retake the test. If it’s the latter, you will have to determine the future test dates, identify specific areas for improvement, and make a detailed plan of what you are going to do to score better in the re-test.
Assess Your Application
If your scores are not as good as you hoped they would be but you are not planning on retaking the SAT/ACT, you must take time to re-assess your application as a whole and identify other aspects that you can work on and strengthen. The SAT and ACT are expensive exams. If you can find another way to boost your application and avoid re-taking the test, you will save a significant amount, which can be put towards your tuition fees.
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