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Noodle Staff
Noodle Expert Member

March 11, 2021

Standardized tests aren't the be-all and end-all when it comes to getting into college. There are far more important criteria these selective colleges consider in applicants. Add these solid schools to your college list.

Your child is a rockstar student.

She works hard for good grades, she serves her community, and she's actively involved in her high school's clubs and organizations. Heck, she might also be a great athlete too.

But she has a big secret: She's not great a taking tests. Pretty much all colleges take ACT/SAT test scores, but thankfully there are a bunch that find other criteria more important than a test score.

To help ease your and your child's minds, here's a list of really good colleges that think that students are awesome in different ways, not just through standardized tests.

If you still think your child should try taking at SAT or ACT test again, just so that she covers her admissions bases, here are some resources that may help: