1
3 months ago
Admissions Advice
[edited]

What is a good SAT Spanish score for the Ivy League?
Answered

I just got my SAT Spanish result and it was a 700. I'm an international student from Brazil and the test day I took the SAT II was the last one ever. Since I'm not required to send my score this year, should I do it anyway or will it do more damage than anything? On that note, what is the lowest score that I should submit?

internationalstudent
SAT-subject-test
Spanish
testoptional
1
2

Earn karma by helping others:

1 karma for each ⬆️ upvote on your answer, and 20 karma if your answer is marked accepted.

1 answer

0
Accepted Answer
3 months ago

A 700 is about a 53rd% percentile score for Spanish Listening and 61st% for Spanish Reading. A rule of thumb is you want to submit at least a 70th% percentile score. For SAT II Spanish that would be a 740. So although 700 sounds high, 47% of test-takers scored a higher grade in listening and 39% scored higher in reading.

In Math Level II, for example, the 70th% is a 790, so that's what most people aim to get.

Here's a link with all the SAT II tables.

https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=&ved=2ahUKEwiFxIPAiuTxAhVFqp4KHem9ASoQFjAAegQIAxAD&url=https%3A%2F%2Fsecure-media.collegeboard.org%2Fsat%2Fpdf%2Fsat-subject-tests-percentile-ranks.pdf&usg=AOvVaw0u85NvSXpyijw8DE3V5Lhf

0

Community Guidelines

To keep this community safe and supportive:

  1. Be kind and respectful!
  2. Keep posts relevant to college admissions and high school.
  3. Don’t ask “chance-me” questions. Use CollegeVine’s chancing instead!

How karma works