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Average ACT score for Cornell?

BrokenDreamsBrokenDreams Posts: 37Registered User Junior Member
edited November 2008 in Cornell University
I'm wondering whats the average ACT score is for Cornell...All I could find about test scores was the percentage of people who got over 650 on each section of the SAT. My SAT score was medicore (740M 660 CR 600W). So I'm hoping my ACT score can help, though its not that much higher. ACT -32. Does my ACT fall in their range?
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  • BrokenDreamsBrokenDreams Posts: 37Registered User Junior Member
    Also does Cornell superscore the ACT?
  • surfgirlsurfgirl Posts: 49Registered User Junior Member
    they do superscore the ACT...not sure about the average, but I imagine it's different for the different majors.
  • grantortuegrantortue Posts: 1,034Registered User Senior Member
    um... your ACT is much higher than your SAT. Your SAT is a 2000, a 32 converts to like a 2140 or 2160, and they do superscore.
  • Matty169Matty169 Posts: 29Registered User New Member
    While we're on the subject...what exactly does superscore and how does it effect admissions if a college does superscore? I inferred it to mean that if I get a 33 on my ACT, but my highest score on science was a 34, they will just look at the 34? (Those were actually my real scores) Is this correct?
  • yousonofatreeyousonofatree Posts: 1,358Registered User Senior Member
    huh? Matty169, superscore means they take the highest of each section (math, reading, science, english) from all of tests you took (multiple sittings), and average them together.
  • Matty169Matty169 Posts: 29Registered User New Member
    Oh, that makes more sense. Thanks tree.
  • MarathonMan88MarathonMan88 Posts: 1,321Registered User Senior Member
    25-75 percentile for ACTs at Cornell = 28-32

    Of the 20% who submitted ACTS, the distribution was:

    30-36 10.0%
    24-29 8.0%
    18-23 1.0%

    The figures are for enrolled students; accepted stats would track a bit higher.
  • sweatpantssweatpants Posts: 321Registered User Member
    i wonder who those 18-23 people were. i wish i was them.
  • yousonofatreeyousonofatree Posts: 1,358Registered User Senior Member
    haha...recruited athletes, URMs, and legacies most likely
  • Made_in_ChinaMade_in_China Posts: 510Registered User Member
    Geeze I wonder what those 18-23 people did to get in
  • BearcracksBearcracks Posts: 19Registered User New Member
    31.25 I hate this.
  • BearcracksBearcracks Posts: 19Registered User New Member
    I hope they look at sub-scores too.
  • asianprincessasianprincess Posts: 128Registered User Junior Member
    Bearcracks: I got lucky. I scored a 31.5 and they rounded it up to 32. Sorry man . . . I hope you get in though.
  • grantortuegrantortue Posts: 1,034Registered User Senior Member
    bearcracks, CALS range is 26-31, chill out!
  • thekristin1129thekristin1129 Posts: 219Registered User Junior Member
    GAHHHH!!! I HATE the ACTs!!! That stupid science section! If there wasn't the science I would have gotten a 33, but that stupid 25 brought it down to a 31. :( stupid graphs!!!
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