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billcsho Senior Member

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  • Re: When to take SAT (or ACT) for the first time?

    I actually found the August test to be perfect for subject test if you finish the junior year in June like my D. The June test date is not good due the final exams at school. Also, you will have 2 months to go through the materials that are not covered in the curriculum. For instance, there are some material in Chemistry subject test not in the AP chemistry syllabus.
    So, for my 2 Ds, I told them to finish any SAT or ACT retest by April, and neither one needed to take them again after the state mandated ACT/SAT tests in the Spring of junior year.
  • Re: Where can I get in?

    It seems you did not have enougn practice for the test. How many times you have taken the tests? You may have been overwhelmed with AP classes and exams. Right now, you test score is your weakest link. You may want to register for both and work hard on the practice if you really want to apply to these schools.
  • Re: Chance Me: High Schooler with THREE political internships! Harvard, Yale, Georgetown, etc.

    It seems you still don't understand what uwGPA in 4.0 max scale means. Just treat A+ as A and give it 4.0 in the calculation. For schools that do not count subgrades, all As are 4, all Bs are 3, all Cs are 2, etc. With subgrades, +/- are 0.3 higher or lower except for A+.
  • Re: Student Football Tickets

    Tickets for hot game are probably sold or would be kept, but you should be able to get a ticket from student for a not so popular game like yesterday. The market price for the OSU game is almost the whole season ticket price,
  • Re: When to take SAT (or ACT) for the first time?

    Do take the first SAT and/or ACT in the first semester of junior year. Make sure she will prepare for the test(s) thoroughly over the Summer. Try to finish the retake by the end of junior. Then you have some time in the summer to work on the college list and come up with application plan. Avoid retake in senior year as that should be the time finalizing essays and submit applications.