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Discussion in 'Military Academy - USMA' started by usarmystrong97, Feb 25, 2014.

  1. usarmystrong97

    usarmystrong97 Member

    Dec 28, 2013
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    What aspect of the sat do they look at the most? I didn't do very well on the writing section of the sat, will that hurt my application? Also what do they weigh more heavily, class rank, GPA or the SAT score? Thanks!

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  2. ca2midwestmom

    ca2midwestmom Member

    Oct 23, 2013
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    Math and Critical Reading are the two most important sections on the SAT (Math and English on the ACT). Writing is required, but I don't believe it is heavily weighted.

    Class rank and ACT/SAT scores are weighted more heavily than gpa, although gpa is important.
  3. Positivity

    Positivity Member

    Mar 29, 2012
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    I have been told by academy liaisons on several occasions that your math score caries the most weight. Performing below a 600 in ANY section is no bueno and I would recommend trying again after studying.

    Your SAT score will carry the most weight; it is a way for the academies to grade everyone equally (classes and difficulty in high school differ greatly amongst schools; However, the SAT does not).

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