Preliminary Application - SAT score?

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  1. aerith

    aerith New Member

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    I am currently in the beginning stage of the application process and I have a question about the preliminary application.

    I took the SAT for the first time in June without studying and I scored a 1810 (570 M/590 R/650 W). I will retake it in October and actually study this time. Should I wait until October to submit my preliminary application or should I submit my application now with my lower scores?
     
  2. JShawshank

    JShawshank Member

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    How are your grades? If you have at least a high 3.xx than I would suggest you submit the preliminary now. The prelim is used as a first cut on who will become an 'official' candidate. Assuming you have a strong list of Extra Curricular Activities and strong GPA than you should clear the first hurdle to become an official candidate. You can retake the SAT (and I suggest you also take the ACT) before you submit your final application.

    Good luck!
     
  3. aerith

    aerith New Member

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    Thank you for replying. I have a 3.82 unweighted GPA and 74/596 class rank. My main concern is that my math and reading scores are not competitive enough.
     
  4. usnabgo08

    usnabgo08 USNA 2008/BGO

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    Submit it now -- let USNA determine whether you will be designated as an official candidate. Worst case scenario is you have to score higher on SAT/ACT.
     

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