Will scores dq me

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  1. Jbelonga

    Jbelonga Member

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    I took the SAT and ACT already, and did drastically different. SAT I posted a 570 CR and 640 Math. ACT I received a 33 English and 32 math. I know my ACT is great but would my mediocre at best SAT scores dq me or would they simply disregard that and solely look at my ACT?
     
  2. frenzymando

    frenzymando Banned

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    They will disregard the lower scores. USNA superscores. You don't even have to send in the SAT scores, they'll never even know that they exist if you don't.
     
  3. Coach62

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    Ditto frenzy. Lots of people do better on one over the other. I wouldn't give it a second thought.
     
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  4. MABlue

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    If you haven't sent them already, even better. Just send the ACT's. You're ACT scores are far from disqualifying.
     
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    Your ACT scores are very good. As long as your class standing is good you should be academically qualified. If class standing isn't good, convince a lot of people who are above you to transfer to different schools. lol
     
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  7. Padre101

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    If the USNA superscores, then what harm is there in submitting both your SAT and ACT scores. I think submitting both will show that you took the effort in sitting through more than one standardized test. You weren't just "one and done."
     
  8. time2

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    One of the 3Q's is for being SCHOLASTICALLY qualified (not ACADEMIC), which includes far more then GPA or SAT/ACT scores. Frankly, no on here can tell you if you will be qualified.
     
  9. Jbelonga

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    I just didn't want my low scores to hurt my application... And I'm 77/422 right now that's top 18%. Not great but also I've been in 5 seasons of varsity sports plus Eagle Scout. Hoping my extracurriculars will balance
     
  10. brovol

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    True. But scholastically qualified is the combination of test scores and class standing. I did not say anything about GPA in my post. His ACT scores of 33 and 32 on English and math are more than good enough; they are quite decent. I know this because my son had a 34 in math and 31 in English, and was told that his scores were qualifying, and in fact "excellent". As I said in my post, the test scores are only half of the "scholastic" qualification, but the OP can rest assured the lower SAT scores wont disqualify, as the very good ACT scores will be used.
     
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  11. Maplerock

    Maplerock Proud to be an American

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    At most high schools your SAT and ACT scores are part of your official transcript, whether you request them or not. The SAT & ACT report them to your school, and they are part of your record.

    Academies generally superscore, so you should be fine. Besides, there are plenty of academy athletes either SAT scores lower than yours.

    Good luck.
     
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  12. Coach62

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    With class rank they also take into account the strength of your school. 1st in a crappy school may mean less than 77th in a top notch school.
     
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  13. MABlue

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    I received an appointment and my class rank was less than stellar(around 45-50%), but I'm from an extremely competitive boarding school. I may have had a low class rank, but I had a 2190 SAT. Class rank is very relative to specific schools, whereas standardized testing is, well, standardized.
     
  14. Coach62

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    That's what I just said, only better worded ;-)
     

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