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ACT-OLD SAT-NEW SAT Conversion Table.

IvyLeagueORbust...IvyLeagueORbust... Posts: 1,387Registered User Senior Member
Hm, here it is I suppose. http://www.spartanburg6.k12.sc.us/dhs/Guidance%20website/SAT-ACT%20Conversion%20chart.html I mean, so in all honesty, what is a competitive ACT score. Various tier school wesbsites continue to suggest a a "27-33" mean on the ACT. Ugh, can someone please elucidate.
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Replies to: ACT-OLD SAT-NEW SAT Conversion Table.

  • damitssamdamitssam Posts: 617Registered User Member
    I was really screwed up at my first ACT try, a pathetic 29 (I had a 32 composite on english and math and then just ran out of steam :( ).

    I suggest a 32+ (which I am aiming for on this new ACT) for top tier schools.
  • acaciaacacia Posts: 656Registered User Member
    This doesn't look right...

    I think that the ACT and SAT conversion is off.
    But then again..I've never tried to take the ACT so I'm just basing this off other conversion charts I've seen.
  • curmudgeoncurmudgeon Posts: 12,109Registered User Senior Member
    The first two columns match the CB website at the 32 ACT mark, 1410-1450 range. A number of conversions will just say 32 = 1420 or 710 per component part. All they did in this conversion was add another component of the same numerical value. Based on absolutely zero data, I might add. For my daughter it was fairly accurate, though. She has taken both once and scored a 2160 new (1470 CR +M) and a 32.
  • acaciaacacia Posts: 656Registered User Member
    hmm...interesting
    I always thought that a 34 ACT was higher than that when compared to the SATs...=/ Maybe I'm wrong then..
    SORRY!! =)
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