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Superscore Questions

boptothetop1boptothetop1 Registered User Posts: 1 New Member
edited August 12 in College Admissions
If I want to apply to Yale who superscores and requires ACT with wiritng and I have taken the ACT with writing once can I take it without writing next time?

Replies to: Superscore Questions

  • pkchamp89pkchamp89 Registered User Posts: 527 Member
    Sure. If you are happy with your current writing score.
  • billcshobillcsho Registered User Posts: 16,767 Senior Member
    It should be fine if they do superstore. You just need to fulfill the requirement once.
  • drusbadrusba Registered User Posts: 9,149 Senior Member
    First, Yale superscores SATs but only partly superscores ACT. If you submit multiple ACTs with writing it will use that test with the highest composite to determine admission along with the highest writing score from any ACT test, i.e., it superscores for the writing score but not others. Second, as to the issue of what Yale will do if you submit one ACT with writing and one without, I asked Yale to answer that question about four years ago amd it answered that only ACTs with writing will be used to determine admission and thus if you submit one with writing and one without, the one without will not be considered even if it has the higher composite. Whether that has changed since then, I do not know.
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