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Good composite but bad writing score on the ACT

bruhmomenterbruhmomenter 0 replies1 threads New Member
I'm a high school junior who took the ACT at the end of last year. I received a 35 composite but only a 5 in writing. If I want to apply to a writing-recommended school, what is my best option? I do know that ACT is releasing a new Section Retest option next September, but should I hold out for that or just take the test again without writing?
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  • deneuralyzerdeneuralyzer 103 replies15 threads Junior Member
    Don't do the Section Retest thing. I can already tell that colleges are going to give it less weight than a one-sitting score. That said, the writing score isn't that important. If you really feel you need to bring it up, take the test again. Otherwise, you should just relax, as your score is excellent.
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