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Is a 32 Science score a red flag for selective colleges if I have a high composite score?
I just got back a 35 composite ACT score and I'm quite happy with it, but my section scores are quite unevenly distributed. I got a 36 English, 36 Math, 35 Reading, but a 32 Science. I am aiming for quite selective colleges (University of Chicago, University of Pennsylvania, etc.) and I'm not sure if they will see my 32 Science score as a red flag or not. I'm probably going to go into business or economics or something like that, so I don't think science would really be essential, but for general undergraduate admissions, I'm not sure how admissions officers would view my 32 Science. Should I retake? I managed to get 35s and 34s on my ACT Science practice tests, and if I did retake, I feel like there would be a chance of grabbing a 36 composite super-score, but I'm not sure if that would make a difference at all. Thanks!2 replies