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Can I still get into a top computer science program with a lower math score?

Hi all! I want to major in computer science, but my math score on the SAT is a bit lower than I'd like (650). Is it still possible to get into top computer science programs, or should I focus on trying to improve my math score? Appreciate any thoughts or advice!

9 months ago

Hi there! It's definitely still possible to get into a top computer science program with a 650 in Math. You need to focus on building a strong profile in other aspects, such as your extracurricular activities, essays, and letters of recommendations. Showcasing your passion for computer science through internships or personal projects can help as well. However, it doesn't hurt to try to improve your math score if you have the time to do so, as higher scores can be beneficial. Keep in mind that admissions officers do consider other factors besides SAT scores, so don't be disheartened. Good luck!

9 months ago

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