From Quora: My Answer to "When sending your entire test history (for both SAT & ACT) for schools that require them, is it good or bad that there is a huge difference between my 1st and most recent score? Does this huge gap hurt my chances since my 1st sc
I believe the ACT and SAT won’t report scores unless you request them. But let’s assume you asked the scores be reported before you took the test or the schools to which you are applying require you to report ALL your scores. The schools to which you apply will probably think you just had a bad day when you scored the lower score, and/or you learned the test “tricks” that threw you the first time, and/or you had more time to review what you needed to know for the SAT/ACT. Don’t worry about it too much.
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