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Will High ACT Low SAT II's keep me out of schools?

cg3091cg3091 Registered User Posts: 6 New Member
edited June 2009 in College Admissions
I have a 31 on the ACT but 640 U.S. History Sat II and a 680 Math I Sat II. Will that keep me out of highly selective schools?
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Replies to: Will High ACT Low SAT II's keep me out of schools?

  • HiPeopleHiPeople Registered User Posts: 778 Member
    If you are worried, you can retake the SAT IIs again in October.
  • bluebayoubluebayou Registered User Posts: 25,803 Senior Member
    If the school requires Subject Tests, then yes, low scores can keep you out of highly selective colleges unless you bring a hook. If the school does not require Subject Tests, don't send 'em. Or, retake!
  • cg3091cg3091 Registered User Posts: 6 New Member
    yea i guess so
  • monstor344monstor344 Registered User Posts: 2,502 Senior Member
    Frankly, your ACT score is no better than your SATII scores, but all of your scores will get you into good universities. However, are you a top contender for top-10 schools? Unless you have a big hook it is unlikely. Depending on how you define highly selective, your scores in everything are either fine or they need improvement.
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