Pre-candidate app question

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  1. soccerchic

    soccerchic Member

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    I filled out my pre-candidate info today, and some information carried over from the summer seminar app. However, one of my ACT test scores were in brackets. Then I updated the scores from the February test, and the brackets were no longer there. Any ideas on what the brackets mean and why they went away? Thank you!


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  2. sarahann

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    Brackets indicate that your scores were not competitive for an appointment to USAFA or since you're in the pre-candidate phase to become a candidate.

    Now, they have been updated and were clearly better, and since USAFA super scores, the brackets were removed since the scores are now competitive.
     
  3. soccerchic

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    Thanks! Im glad to know that my scores are some what in the right range!


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  4. kinnem

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    I don't think competitive is the right word here. I would think qualifying or acceptable would be better choices. Keep working on improving the SAT or ACT scores until the bitter end of the application process.
     
  5. soccerchic

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    You bet I will! Thanks kimmen


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  6. sarahann

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    I only use the words competitive/non competitive because that is what USAFA uses, but I 100% agree with you.
     
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    My first ACT's SR score had brackets, and the asterisk at the bottom said that scores with brackets around them were not competitive for admission. They're much better now, but I believe Sarahann was using USAFA's exact words.
     

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