SAT vs. ACT: Which You Should Take & When | EP. 003


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Meet Today’s Guest: Megan Dorsey, College Prep Results

Megan Dorsey believes every student (and parent) should be equipped with the knowledge and tools to make the college admissions process less stressful and more successful. From test-taking and grades to picking the right college, Megan has helped thousands of students prepare for the SAT and ACT and gain admission to the colleges of their dreams.

Megan understands the field of college admissions from a variety of angles. The parent of a rising senior, former high school counselor, and graduate of Rice University, Megan brings personal and professional expertise to the unique challenges each family encounters. Megan has over 20 years’ experience in the field and is the co-host of “The College Prep Podcast” where the goal is better grades with less stress on the path to the perfect college.

On Today’s Episode We Discuss:

  • The PSAT and National Merit Scholarship contest

  • Whether students should take the SAT or ACT or both

  • The main differences between the SAT and ACT

  • The sections on each exam

  • Should students take the test with writing

  • Benchmark test scores for each exam and the average scores

  • Determining what test score you need for their college applications

  • How to begin studying for the exams

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