With the recent changes made to the SAT®, the ACT and SAT are now quite similar. Despite this, there are still some major differences to consider. Students who are getting started with the college admission process may be considering which test makes the most sense for them based on their individual skills and comfort level. To help these students make this critical decision, we have assembled a list of factors every student should consider when deciding if they should take the ACT, SAT or both. Use the following criteria to help you decide as you prepare for the college admission process. Getting started on the right foot by choosing a test that works best for you, may make the difference between getting that scholarship or getting into your top-choice school.