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19 days ago
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Should I submit my 1470 SAT score to UChicago?

Hi, I am a student applying Early Decision II at UChicago. I scored a 1470 on the SAT and am seriously indecisive on whether or not to report my scores. My high school has a high poverty rate and stud …

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21 days ago
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I have 2 A*s from Chem, Bio IGCSE and a B from Maths. Does the B have a dramatic effect on my chances of getting in?

International student (not UK)

Planning to take A levels

What if I get good scores on A-Level with these IGCSE As and B?

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21 days ago
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is there an equivalent to sat/act in canada?

I currently reside in the USA and only know about the SATs and ACTS for college testing. I want to apply to Canada for college as a Canadian citizen. will colleges in Canada accept SAT scores or do I …

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a month ago
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Overall Question

Hi! I am looking into taking an ACT prep class which got me interested in test planning! Are ACT prep classes beneficial? Should I take both ACT and SAT if I want to apply to more challenging univers …

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a month ago
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Should I submit a 1490 to Johns Hopkins even if its below the 25th percentile for the 2023 academic year?

I'm applying to Johns Hopkins early decision 2 without sat consideration for now but I've heard that it's important to submit one even if it's bad.

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a month ago
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Extracurriculars and stats for t30 or t40 universities

How many tier 2 or tier 3 extracurriculars out of 10 activities are recommended to get into t40 universities?

Is it ok to have an SAT score is on the 50th percentile for the university?

What has more we …

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a month ago
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Should I Submit 1500 SAT Score to Stanford

I was wondering if I should send my 1500 sat score 790 Math and 710 English to Stanford. Would it be more beneficial for me to apply test optional instead? I am a first gen asian majoring in comp sci …

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a month ago
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How many test should I take?

I’m a sophomore and thought I’d get a head start and just take a blind SAT test with no preparation at all. I intentionally kept my focus away from it beforehand because I wanted it to be no pressure …

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a month ago
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Should I Apply Test Optional To Ivys?

So I have a 1500 SAT, 790 Math and 710 Reading. Some of my peers have told me to apply test optional while some said to submit them. So now I'm on the edge and after some Googling, I read that applyin …

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2 months ago
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Should I Submit 1500 SAT To Ivy Leagues?

Essentially I have a 1500 SAT, 790 in math, and 710 in English. I am a first-generation Asian majoring in comp-sci. So should I apply test-optional to Ivy Leagues?

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2 months ago
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Submit SAT or not?

I have a super score of 1380 and I am applying to Harvey Mudd (test optional) that has an SAT range of 1490-1570. Should I submit my SAT score where do I draw the line for submitting and not submittin …

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2 months ago
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Applying to NYU, 32 ACT. Test Optional?

I recently took my very last chance at standardized test scores before my last applications are due. I did the ACT and felt very confident about my score. I just got them back today and sadly found I …

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2 months ago
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Should I submit a 1470 SAT?

I am an international applicant so I have heard that SATs have more weight with our applications since we have international qualifications (I do A Levels/Cambridge).

My profile/essays also seem decent …

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2 months ago
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Should I take the ACT?

Hi! I just want an opinion from anyone out there whether I should take the ACT... I'm not sure what to do because it's Junior year and I'm also in AP classes so I have to prepare for those exams as we …

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2 months ago
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SAT and ACT for class of 2024

I plan to apply to some of the top universities like Georgia Tech, Stanford, and Carnegie Mellon.

Should I take both the SAT and ACT? I think I can squeeze in another fine arts activity if I didn't ha …

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2 months ago
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Is a 1080 on the 8th grade PSAT good?

I am an All A's student and I want to go to a prestigious school like Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Etc. I know most institutions are very particular about test scores and I want to make sure I'm on the r …

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2 months ago
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Test optional

Will not submitting SAT scores be a disadvantage to getting into more competitive schools?

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2 months ago
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ACT help

Do you have any advice for studying the English and Reading Section in the ACT?

I am very strong at Math and science, but I am struggling most with the English part.

I learned the rules, but sometimes I …

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3 months ago
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Should I apply to Ivy League schools if I do not have a high SAT score

I am questioning whether I should apply to Ivy League schools and schools of similar academic caliber because my SAT is not particularly strong. I have received awards for AP scores as well, and I bel …

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3 months ago
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Am I doing enough to get into UW

never mind i got it1

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