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Good ACT score and bad subject test scores

explodefireworksexplodefireworks Registered User Posts: 36 Junior Member
edited November 2010 in College Admissions
I got a 30 on my ACT and im planning to retake them, but I have bad subject test scores. Do schools really care about them? and could they be the thing that does not allow me to get accepted into a college?
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Replies to: Good ACT score and bad subject test scores

  • HelpWithSchoolsHelpWithSchools Registered User Posts: 386 Member
    How "bad" are we talking? What schools are you looking at?
  • explodefireworksexplodefireworks Registered User Posts: 36 Junior Member
    like really bad
    570 Biology M 540 Literature 600 U.S. History
    im planning to retake them but i dont think they will be that much better.

    ucla and schools of that quality

    i have a good gpa and i do a lot of community service and ec
  • keylymekeylyme Registered User Posts: 2,825 Senior Member
    Did you study for your subject test? My son refuses to study for any of these tests. He got a 29 on his ACT (he took it twice, so 30 for those schools that superscore) and a 2130 on his SAT. Only 630 on Math II and 590 on Literature, though. He's taking it again Saturday, but he says he doesn't believe in studying for it. I think if you study, it will definitely help.
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