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Worth it to retake 760 in Math II?

ahovahovahovahov Registered User Posts: 116 Junior Member
I got a 760 Back in June for Math II, and I'm not sure whether I should just accept it or retake for the 800 again. I'm only applying to really 2 higher end schools (Duke, Northwestern)
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Replies to: Worth it to retake 760 in Math II?

  • twang10twang10 Registered User Posts: 141 Junior Member
    No get it higher in another subject
  • GregB777GregB777 Registered User Posts: 102 Junior Member
    What did you get on the other SAT-IIs?
  • ahovahovahovahov Registered User Posts: 116 Junior Member
    @GregB777

    So far just math II. I'm taking history for november and might take math I even though theres really no point in doing so
  • MandieJMandieJ Registered User Posts: 102 Junior Member
    I got a 760 on math II my first time, too, and retook it to earn my 800. Don't take math I; the curve is so harsh that it's pretty hard to do better on it than on math II. And really, 700s on both math I and II isn't better than a retaken math II score. I score I think you should retake it if you want to and if you know you can get the 800; after all, it's just another hour tacked onto your next subject test's exam date.
  • staymotivatedstaymotivated Registered User Posts: 220 Junior Member
    I don't think there's any big need to retake the test unless you really want to. Your score of 760 is pretty good for the colleges you mentioned. Since you're also taking another subject, why not out in your energy to get an 800 in that subject test. Just my two cents...

    Good Luck!
  • GregK222GregK222 Registered User Posts: 100 Junior Member
    It's not worth it. 760 is still a really good score and an 800 is more of an icing on the cake IMO. If you really want to impress the colleges, why not take a test of a different subject and get a high score on that?
  • ahovahovahovahov Registered User Posts: 116 Junior Member
    Thanks for the replies so far

    As for taking a third subject test, which is easier : chemist or physics, I'm a hs senior who never took an ap science last year. I'm in ap physics this year and thats about it
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