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Low Math SAT's vs. High Writing and Reading

Bossf51Bossf51 2354 replies263 threads Senior Member
edited October 2010 in Mount Holyoke College
My daughter has taken the SAT's several times and while she has gotten her CR to 720 and WR to 740 her math score remains at a peak of 630.

She has taken honors-level math throughout h.s. and is generally in the 85-88 range.

She has no intention of being a math, science, engineering or other math-oriented major.

Rather she is big on the humanities especially English, Psychology and the Theatre.

Will the relatively low grades and SAT-math score hurt her chances at entrance into Smith/Mt. Holyoke/Wellesley type schools?

Her GPA is 3.9 and ranks in top 5% of her class at a competitive Catholic high school.
edited October 2010
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  • ConCerndDadConCerndDad 369 replies59 threads Member
    MHC does NOT require SAT scores. My D, a firstie, did not submit them to MHC and was accepted ED. However, past performance is no guarantee of future results, as they say. MHC does use the infamous "holistic" approach to admissions decisions, looking at the who candidate, not merely the test scores, as many big universities. I suspect that Welles is more concerned with test scores, as W requires them.
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