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The SAT Subject Tests are less of a requirement–like the SAT or ACT–and more of an opportunity to showcase your academic skills in a particular subject area. Also known as the SAT IIs, these tests are largely optional, but may be required for admission into highly selective schools or competitive degree programs. They can also strengthen your college application overall, especially if you earn a high score.

Since the SAT Subject Tests aren’t as common as other pre-college tests, students may have misconceptions about the exams. This infographic debunks SAT Subject Test myths you may have heard, and gives you the facts. Plus, learn valuable information about the exams.

Need help studying for the SAT Subject Tests? Check out Peterson’s SAT Subject Test Practice Tests here.

Infographic about the SAT Subject Test.