Math ACT question

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  1. Wonderfulmom

    Wonderfulmom Member

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    My daughter thinks that a 25 on her Math ACT is good enough to get in. She has a high composite score and a 31 in Language Arts as well as JLP (Coast Guard ROTC) experience for 4 years and a ton of sports and other activities. She's going to AIM, and has a lot of leadership kudos. I say that 25 in Math is too low, period. What do you think?
     
  2. brovol

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    Math is most important subscore, and a 25 is low. I would work on it for sure.
     
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  3. Wonderfulmom

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    That's what I'm thinking.
     
  4. MMA19kid

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    Honestly anyone can get to like a 28 if they have enough problem solving tools. A 25 is sort of a prep school level score in math she should definitely devote a lot of time and effort to that.
     
  5. LongAgoPlebe

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    Your daughter can get an ACT prep book and learn some specific strategies for tackling the math portion. It's not (merely) about solving problems - it's also about recognizing what principles are targeted on the ACT. If your daughter can refresh herself on a handful of principles, she'll be in good shape regardless of what kind of problem is in the question.
     
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