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As with all things new, the new fromat has taken some getting used to check out our guide on how to master the new sat essay. Harvard university has announced that it will no longer require applicants to submit the essay portion of either the sat or the act, even though. More information what's required topics essay submission ask testing agencies to send official reports of scores you earned on the sat or act exams.