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ACT vs SAT

What is the difference between the ACT vs SAT exams?

ACT  SAT
Science, Math, Reading, English Critical Reading, Math, Writing
Accepted Nationally Accepted Nationally
Curriculum-based Reasoning
No penalty for wrong answers No Penalty for wrong answers
All multiple choice Math grid-ins
Basic fee: $39.50 Basic fee: $43.00
Writing Essay: Optional (add $17.00) Writing Essay: Optional (add $11.50)
                   Last part of test                          First part of test
                   30 Minutes                          50 minutes
 Perfect score: 36 Perfect score: 1600
Students select which score reports to send to colleges All scores reported to colleges
Pre-ACT=PLAN and EXPLORE Pre-SAT=PSAT