If you want to get accepted into your dream school, you need to earn great test scores. But many colleges have recently made submitting SAT and ACT scores an optional piece of their application process. Yep, you read that right—at some schools, SAT and ACT scores are not required.
So what does this mean for you? Should you still take the SAT or ACT if your top choice schools have gone test optional? We’ll explain how to handle the SAT/ACT when you’re applying to the best test optional schools in the US, including:
- What test optional means (and why so many top schools have gone test optional)
- A list of all of the top 100 nationally ranked schools that are currently test optional
- Four key factors you need to consider before deciding how to handle the SAT/ACT for your college admissions
That’s a lot to cover…so let’s get to it!