Bottom line: while standardized tests are not the only factor in college admissions, they do matter a lot. The more selective the university, the more they matter.
If you are a junior, what should you be thinking about regarding the college admissions process? Currently, you should be coming up with a standardized testing plan.
What are the standardized testing requirements for admissions process at U.S. colleges and universities? What do you need to know about taking the SAT, ACT, TOEFL and IELTS?