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SAT Score reporting with wrong SSN

nancho42nancho42 Posts: 20Registered User New Member
edited January 2010 in College Admissions
Hello all,

My son incorrectly entered his social security number in his personal information on collegeboard.com way back a long time ago. He has since sent out all his scores for all his college applications. Is the social security number used to match scores with applicants? Is this incorrect ss number going to cause problems with colleges receiving his scores and matching to his application? We fixed his SSN with college board today, but scores have been sent long ago. The reason why we figured out this error is because he got a letter yesterday from one of his colleges saying that his application was incomplete due to no SAT scores. I called them today and they did just receive his first SAT scores, sent out Dec 5th, but not the ones sent out end of December. They said, oh, don't worry, the other ones will probably show up. It takes a long time to process scores. But obviously, I am a bit worried. Does anyone know if a mistake with the SSN on College Board will cause problems with college applications? Should we resend them all to be sure or am I needlessly worrying.... My son has mainly applied to UC universities. Also Stanford, Harvard, Princeton, Yale. So far Princeton has confirmed receipt of scores as is. Thanks for any comments.
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Replies to: SAT Score reporting with wrong SSN

  • Erin's DadErin's Dad Posts: 16,485Registered User Senior Member
    I would think most schools use the SSN to sort the files. I would call each one to make sure they know the incorrect and correct numbers. Don't send them in an E-Mail because those are not encrypted.
  • nancho42nancho42 Posts: 20Registered User New Member
    Thanks Erin's Dad.
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