<p>Before you get all superior and tell me what a terrible score that is, consider my situation.
I was home schooled through high school, and started taking classes at a local Community College as a sophomore. After two years part time I have 26 transferable hours and will be going next year full time. By the end of next year I will have 51-4 hours and I plan to transfer to University of Illinois in Urbana-Champagne college of LAS as a junior.
The U of I website states that transfer students' ACT scores will be reviewed if the student has less than 30 transferable hours. This doesn't necessarily mean that mine won't be reviewed, but it's clear they are not weighted as heavily. I have a 4.0 at CC, and can get good letters of recommendation.
Considering all of this, should my 27 be okay? Here's my full score:</p>
<p>C - 27.25
E - 32
R - 32
S - 23
W - 8 (Not fair, btw. I did way better)</p>
<p>Everyone here seems to be a freaking genius; don’t let that discourage you. If you look at the national rankings on the ACT website, you’ll see that a 27 composite puts you at the 88th percentile, which is very impressive by most people’s standards. Look at the college’s admission stats and see where your score stands. </p>
<p>That being said, I think you should consider retaking it if you don’t feel comfortable with your score. People almost always improve the second time around, and when looking individually at your scores, your math and science seem a little low. (I feel your pain on the writing, btw. A six. A freaking six. I’m a better writer than that. XP) </p>