College entrance exam requirements have been changing. Confirm testing requirements at the schools where you plan to apply. For information on test availability, check the SAT® and ACT® sites.

Every year, millions of students take either the SAT® or ACT®, and some take both. 

Many take one or both tests two to three times, working toward a score that could tip the admissions scales in their favor. Needless to say, for many college-bound students, studying for and taking these college admission exams is a fact of life. But how do you decide which exam to take in the first place?

This handy quiz can help guide you toward the best exam for you.

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