Choosing whether to take the SAT or ACT for college admissions has always been tough. But now that the SAT is switching over to a digital format, there’s even more to consider!
In this article, we’ll give you the info you need to choose the best college entrance exam option for you. We’ll:
- Explain how the transition to the digital SAT, or DSAT, impacts your decision-making
- Provide a complete comparison between the DSAT and the ACT (nifty chart included!)
- List the reasons you might prefer the ACT over the DSAT, or visa versa
- Give you a quick, five question quiz to help you decide whether the DSAT or ACT is right for you
Are you ready? Let’s dive in!
Note: ACT, Inc. is running a small pilot in December to test out a digital version of their test, so some of this is subject to change and will be updated as we know more. The ACT is currently set to be offered in both paper and online versions but otherwise stay the same.