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09/07/2019

are international students required to take the SAT to get a postgraduate degree in the US?

QUESTION
are international students required to take the SAT to get a postgraduate degree in the US?
I am currently doing a bachelor degree in Law, I’m planning on continuing my studies and getting a LLM degree (masters of law) abroad once I have graduated.
just wondering if I’ll be required to take the SATs or ACT to get accepted, and what do universities in the US look for in a student apart from a high GPA? PS: I’m an international student (not a US citizen).

ANSWER
In the US, the SAT and ACT are required for undergrad studies, not Graduate level studies.

You may have to take the TOEFL, depending on where you’re from, and complete the rest of the admissions application (letters of recommendation, essays, etc.). In the US, each university sets their own priorities for students, so some may value any work experience that you have, while others will value your academic work more. You just have to go to the websites for the universities you’re interested in and see what they want.