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Was it smart to submit my 1470 SAT to Duke and Rice even though it’s below the 25th percentile?

For background, I am both Jewish (white) (my moms side) and Argentinian (my dads side) so I mark Hispanic (South America) and white. Both sides of my identity are important to me and I emphasize this …

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5 days ago
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I submitted my 1470 SAT to schools like Duke and WashU even though this is below the 25th percentile. Was this smart?

For background, I am Hispanic, South American (white) and have a 3.95 unweighted GPA with moderately strong extra curriculars and 8 APS. I also go to a private school. (Be completely honest please)

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9 days ago
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I got a 1190 on my PSAT 10. Is a 1500 on the SAT reasonable?

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I’m a sophomore who took the PSAT 10 last fall without any studying and got a 1190. My top colleges include two of the Ivy Leagues, so I was disappointed in my score and I am very concerned if I …

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10 days ago
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Office of testing integrity cancelled my SAT scores

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I got a letter from ETS stating that my SAT scores have been cancelled due to an "unfair advantage" that I apparently got. I was just making one of my previous answers a bit darker, that too subcon …

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11 days ago
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Should I submit a 1380 SAT to Duke or Columbia?

Based off of the chancing here on CollegeVine, it estimates that both Duke and Columbia should be hard target schools for me if I send in my 1380 on my SAT. However, I'm hesitant to send it in because …

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13 days ago
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I need a little help with this topic, since my counselors are rather unhelpful.

I am the first sibling of three to begin the college admissions process, and I recently took the December 4th SAT for my first attempt. I exceeded my expectations, and after taking the test I saw that …

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14 days ago
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Scholarships

This might be a dumb question, but is it guaranteed that you will get a scholarship if you have a good SAT score (ex.1410) ACT score (ex.30) and GPA (ex.3.8)? And if you can get scholarships from this …

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15 days ago
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Do colleges look at SAT scores as a whole?

I plan to major in an English related field. My overall SAT score was decent but I did a lot better on the English portion than the math. I am planning on retaking my SATs to bring up my math score. I …

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16 days ago
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What classes do I need to take to be a competitive applicant? What is a good SAT or ACT score?

I go to a small school where advanced classes are offered according to grade level. So for juniors, we can only take Physics and AP Lit. Seniors can take Advanced Chem and AP Lang. I am taking both Ph …

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21 days ago
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Dartmouth Official Score-Report Deadline

Hi. I'm a senior who just applied to Dartmouth today.

Before completing my CommonApp application, I made sure to check whether or not Dartmouth requires official sat scores directly from Collegeboard. …

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23 days ago
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Should I submit ACT scores to Princeton or apply test optional?

Because Princeton doesn't super score the ACT, they would see my highest test score of 33. Not sure if I should report it or not... I have an unweighted GPA of 4.0 and feel pretty good about my essays …

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23 days ago
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SAT scores Dilemma

I am currently a senior in High School and I have a 3.8 GPA and my college application has been fairly competitive except for my SAT scores. (I like to think that my essays are pretty good).

I've appli …

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24 days ago
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1420 SAT for Dartmouth?

Dartmouth’s 25 percentile score is a 1430 (710 reading/writing and 730 math). My highest SAT is a 1420 (720 reading/writing and 700 math) Since my SAT is only ten points lower, should I consider submi …

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25 days ago
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SAT optional

Hi! I am trying to decide whether to apply test optional to schools where my SAT score was below their average (BU, Northeastern, NYU, etc). I am planning on majoring in English and got a 760 on the r …

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26 days ago
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My SAT is around 1460 - I want to reach 1500 what would be a best course / approach for me?

I took SAT recently for a couple times. The best and the latest score was 1460. Not sure what is the best for me to try to get to 1500 level.

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27 days ago
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Can ignoring emails I get from colleges due to the Student Search Service hurt my chances of getting in?

So when I took the PSAT this past fall (I'm a sophomore), I signed up for the Student Search Service. This has obviously resulted in my inbox being spammed by many colleges. I don't want to unsubscrib …

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a month ago
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asking about stuff will help me in my admissions

first, I am a full-stack developer freelancer, I'm a Syrian Refugee student in Turkey, I'm in 11th class with a 2.2 GPA, I started SAT a week ago. my dream school is CS at MIT.

I know you are laughing …

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a month ago
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How does superscore work?

Hi I'm currently a junior in high school and I took my first standardized test (the ACT) and got a composite score of 30. I understand this is low for most top universities. I was wondering how the su …

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a month ago
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How many AP courses do you think is advisable to take in 4 months

Hi 👋🏿, I'm a junior in high school at Nigeria and I just recently found out that AP courses increase my chances of getting into an ivy League school and so I decided to take a few.

My school doesn't te …

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a month ago
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When do I submit my SAT score?

When do I submit my SAT score?

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