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Taking Standardized Tests | #WeBelongInCollege Stories

Last updated June 24, 2024

If your test scores are making you question if you belong in college, you are not alone! Watch these #WeBelongInCollege stories to hear from other students who feared that low scores might keep them from pursuing their college dreams and how they managed to persist to college.

Zaituni’s #WeBelongInCollege Story

When Zaituni came to the United States, she struggled in Advanced Placement classes and on the SAT/ACT. Because of this, she was unsure whether she would get accepted to college. Thanks to her sister’s advice, Zaituni was reassured that she was capable of making it to and through college.

Leidy’s #WeBelongInCollege Story

Leidy was a stellar student throughout high school, yet struggled with the SAT. Despite being challenged by the exam, she persisted and was accepted into college.

Nicki’s #WeBelongInCollege Story

Nicki struggled with the SAT. She feared that her scores would not get her to college until she found motivation to persist and push towards her dreams.

Watch more #WeBelongInCollege stories here!


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