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Got a 22% on the SSAT???

AppleApple123AppleApple123 Registered User Posts: 2 New Member
I got my results back from the SSAT in early November and I was really surprised to see them. I mean I'm a good student 1st Honors, A average. But I got a 22% Percentile total on it!

Verbal: 18
Quantitative: 36
Reading: 22
Total Percentile 22

(Total Score: 1863)

I'm going to retake them in December and hopefully I do good and don't have to retake them in Jan. Because I know the admission office looks at how many time you take them.
My dad signed me up for tutoring so I hope that will help.. And I'm applying to Hotchkiss and Choate! Can you guys give me advice?
Thank you in advance!

Replies to: Got a 22% on the SSAT???

  • makp715makp715 Registered User Posts: 190 Junior Member
    Just checking - did you mark the grade you are applying for rather than the grade you are in? I read it happens on occasion.
  • AppleApple123AppleApple123 Registered User Posts: 2 New Member
    I put what grade I'm in (which is 8th).
  • BobsaidYoBobsaidYo Registered User Posts: 20 Junior Member
    AppleApple you might consider some other schools as backup. 1863 would do no good, as Choate + Hotchkiss have an average of 2180 - 2190 (80 - 85 ish percentile)? I took the test and I'm in Grade 9, and scored a 2181 (82 percentile). I don't think that Lawrenceville or Deerfield would consider me, even though I have strong ECs.

    Good luck with your December testing! In addition, tutoring will help a lot. You'll get at least 700 for verbal (50 ish) if you go memorize the 1000 words (however a range of 5000 words are needed as some really random words appear).
  • skieuropeskieurope Super Moderator Posts: 38,371 Super Moderator
    Closing thread. OP created another account to ask this question, which is not allowed.
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