How Standardized Tests Actually Affect Your College Applications

Learn everything you need to know about standardized tests and college admissions!

When You Attend, You Will Learn...


  • Which tests are important for the admissions process
  • How much weight admissions officers give to each exam
  • How admissions officers evaluate each test? Which ones are actually important?
  • What’s considered a good score for each exam
  • If you should retake exams and if there a penalty for doing so
  • The deal with test-optional schools
  • Common mistakes to avoid 
  • ... and much more!

There are so many of them: SATs, ACTs, SAT IIs, APs — the list goes on! Which ones really matter? Which ones should you make sure to take? And how do admissions officers use them to evaluate your application?



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