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I posted a few months ago in a panic about my rising senior who had a shaky first pass at the ACT (24 overall with a 19 in Math). She has now retaken the test and improved her score to a 28 overall with a 25 in Math.
My question, which she will also pose to her GC in September, is how do you decide whether to submit scores to a test optional school? Is there a rule of thumb? While 28 could certainly be higher, will schools assume it's lower if not submitted? Hoping to get some feedback from the experieced parents here.
Test optional schools on her list are: Bates, American, Skidmore, Dickinson, Denison and Clark.
She finished the year with all As except a B+ in Honors Physics. Same story Freshman and Sophmore year - all As and 1 B+. Highest offered classes in English and history, honors in science, regular math. APUSH score - 5; AP English Lan score - 4
Thanks for any perspective.