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SAT/ACT Information

ACT Information

3 hours 25 minutes (w/ Essay) 
Question formats are more straightforward 
Tests knowledge gained in school 
Time per question is quicker but less complex 
No penalty for incorrect responses 

SAT Information

3 hours (w/out optional Essay)
Questions align more closely with curriculum
Tests knowledge gained in school
No sentence completion questions
No penalty for incorrect responses