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Should I take the ACT again?

nanobot1nanobot1 Registered User Posts: 26 New Member
I have taken the ACT three times. But my score is not that great (27 =>30). Should I take the ACT this october? I need a 32+. I am looking towards the combined med programs. Also, do you think colleges will look down upon taking ACT 4 times?
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Replies to: Should I take the ACT again?

  • puggly123puggly123 - Posts: 3,499 Senior Member
    If you need a 32+, then definitely take the ACT again. Only send your best score if possible so colleges don't know you took it 4 times.
  • nanobot1nanobot1 Registered User Posts: 26 New Member
    do you know where i can find info on ACT score choice policy for each university? I can only find it for the SAT.
  • illusiondestinyillusiondestiny Registered User Posts: 513 Member
    For the ACT, you can only send in one of the scores per score report, unlike the SAT, which sends in all the scores you have had in the past. so you can just send in your highest ACT score and colleges will neverknow that you have taken it 4 times.
  • webasswebass - Posts: 666 Member
    So what if they know you took it 4 times?
  • illusiondestinyillusiondestiny Registered User Posts: 513 Member
    Like I said, the college won't know that you took the ACT four times unless you sent all four score reports in. The only way colleges can possibly know that you took it four times is if you choose to submit your act scores to the school. In that case, the school might report the scores on your transcript.
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