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SAT super score

collegemom16collegemom16 Posts: 4,257Registered User Senior Member
edited May 2010 in Bucknell University
Does Bucknell super score the SAT's?
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Replies to: SAT super score

  • collegeparent57collegeparent57 Posts: 5Registered User New Member
    Please explain what " super score the SAT means" thanks.
  • BooneBoone Posts: 29Registered User New Member
    Super scoring is taking the best score for each section (Math, CR, Writing) from multiple retakes and combining them, rather than just taking scores from one sitting.
  • satn87satn87 Posts: 103Registered User Junior Member
    yes, bucknell does super score sats. most other colleges do as well. i actually thought taking and combining all your best scores in each area was the standard.
  • Whistle PigWhistle Pig Posts: 4,093- Senior Member
    A few even mix the SAT/ACT reports ... Wash U in St. L, USNA, other SAs.
  • rodneyrodney Posts: 9,406Registered User Senior Member
    Whistle Pig: what do you mean; mix the SAT/ACT reports? I know that Wash U supercores both the SAT and the ACT individually but mix? Never heard of that one......Are you saying, hypothetically, that if your SAT CR/M are higher than your composite ACT, but your ACT writing is higher than your SAT writing, they will use that to combine and to help you??? and vice versa??
  • Whistle PigWhistle Pig Posts: 4,093- Senior Member
    Yea, they take the highest from either test. SAs do the same.
  • rodneyrodney Posts: 9,406Registered User Senior Member
    In each section? Never heard of that...I know they will take your best score, SAT OR ACT, but I have never heard of mixing and matching across tests...Actually, makes my day if that is true......Forgive me, but what are SA's????? Oh, NM Service academies????
  • Whistle PigWhistle Pig Posts: 4,093- Senior Member
    Consider your day made. And there are some other places that I once knew but have lost, some like Wash U and the SAs, highly competitive.
  • Whistle PigWhistle Pig Posts: 4,093- Senior Member
    rodney .. here you go ... from Wash U website ...
    I took the old version of the SAT/ACT. Do I need to take the new version to apply to Washington University?

    Beginning with the Class of 2011, students applying as freshmen for admission in fall 2008, Washington University will accept only scores from the new versions of the SAT and ACT.
    We accept the following standardized tests:
    SAT Test (includes a writing test)
    ACT Test (with the optional writing section)
    ACT Test (without the writing section)
    We do not require the writing test if you submit ACT Scores.
    Test results from any of your high school years are acceptable, though we encourage senior-year testing. Primary consideration will be given to the highest individual scores, whenever they occurred.
  • rodneyrodney Posts: 9,406Registered User Senior Member
    Thank You...Very sweet!!!!
  • dzirob33dzirob33 Posts: 244Registered User Junior Member
    I know that Penn State UP does not super score for sure.
  • jec7483jec7483 Posts: 859Registered User Member
    Dzirob33 is correct, PSU UP definitely does not super score.
  • brankocernybrankocerny Posts: 92Registered User Junior Member
    Do any of the Ivies superscore? I wouldn't think so, having read their web pages...
  • squelchy451squelchy451 Posts: 497Registered User Member
    Columbia and Duke superscore
  • blackberry1993blackberry1993 Posts: 2Registered User New Member
    do the UC's super score?
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