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Lopsided SAT scores - to submit or not to submit?

ArtsyKidDadArtsyKidDad 220 replies21 threads Junior Member
The travel-to-another-state, night-at-a-motel SAT results are in.
EBRW - 770, which is at or above 75% range for all colleges on D's list
Math - 690, which is either slightly above, right at, or slightly below 25% range for the same colleges.
What do you think, would submitting these scores be beneficial, detrimental, or neutral?
She's a humanities/social sciences/languages/music kid
edited September 21
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  • BKSquaredBKSquared 1787 replies9 threads Senior Member
    What is her intended major? If not STEM, probably would submit.
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  • ArtsyKidDadArtsyKidDad 220 replies21 threads Junior Member
    @BKSquared I realized it's an important piece of info, and added it to the initial post before the Edit window expired
    Thank you
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  • momofsenior1momofsenior1 11026 replies137 threads Senior Member
    I would submit.
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  • itsgettingreal21itsgettingreal21 397 replies5 threads Member
    That’s a good score. Submit.
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  • NJWrestlingmomNJWrestlingmom 1859 replies2 threads Senior Member
    Agree -submit.
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  • gotham_momgotham_mom 154 replies3 threads Junior Member
    edited September 21
    The travel-to-another-state, night-at-a-motel SAT results are in.
    EBRW - 770, which is at or above 75% range for all colleges on D's list
    Math - 690, which is either slightly above, right at, or slightly below 25% range for the same colleges.
    What do you think, would submitting these scores be beneficial, detrimental, or neutral?
    She's a humanities/social sciences/languages/music kid

    @ArtsyKidDad My artsy, humanities D20 had exactly the same scores and submitted them to all of her schools. She was accepted RD to Williams, MIddlebury (deferred ED1), Haverford, Vassar, Colby, Grinnell, Kenyon, and Oberlin. She was WL’d at Bates and denied by Bowdoin (not a surprise) and Wesleyan (a bit surprised that she wasn’t WL’d, but a huge # of kids from her HS apply and they’re almost all smart artsy girls). Based on our experience, and knowing that your D is a clear humanities applicant, I would submit the scores. Good luck!
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  • helpingmom40helpingmom40 492 replies10 threads Member
    D20 had a very similar score (680/780) and a list that shared a lot of schools with those listed by @gotham_mom. She is not a STEM kid, looking for IR/PoliSci/Gov/Econ. She was accepted ED at her T20 LAC so she had to withdraw her other applications. I would agree that the scores should be submitted!
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