Can we just report the best of two or are we required to report both scores?

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Susan M Points0

Most university and colleges in the U.S. require you to report one of two. You are not required to report both. I recommend reporting only the highest of the two.

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Janice Kirn-Sottilaro Points0

No need to report both. You can send both but no need, you only want really, to send your highest score. There's no need to worry that one test is considered of greater value than the other. Whichever one allows you to shine brightest, that would be the one to send. Please keep in mind though that, if you do not fare well on either test, you can locate many schools that are test optional by visiting: It may not seem possible because the SAT and ACT have been such a large part of the admissions process for several years but it is true, more and more colleges are going the test-optional route so be sure to check out each college's website. Good Luck!

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