Thoughts on applying to CMU CS with a 33 math subscore?

Not a full chance me, just wondering if I should apply to Carnegie Mellon for CS RD.

I am female, have gotten all A’s in the most rigorous course load possible, have decent but not crazy EC’s, and have okay but not super inspiring essays.

My ACT is a 35 but my subscores are 36R, 36E, 33M, and 34S. I know this is a great score don’t get me wrong i’m very happy with it!! But I know for CMU CS it’s crazy and their 25th percentile is a 35 in math…should i bother applying with this score or will the 33 in math sort of take me out of the running?

Another problem is i’ve taken the ACT 4 times and I know that’s kind of a lot and CMU requires sending all scores…not sure if that will look bad or not.

Thoughts?

You will only regret not trying. I don’t know the specifics of CMU, but I am a Mom. If you were my D, I’d say apply well because that is all you have control over. I like your ACT score a lot! Do not be ashamed you worked your tail off to keep improving.
Do you have any hooks? Just curious…

I say apply. You have taken the most rigor possible and have A’s. Your admissions rep will know your high school. Good luck!

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You can apply test optional if you’re worried about the scores. Given their metrics, this might be a good choice

fwiw, the admitted student ACT-M 25th percentile is 36
https://admission.enrollment.cmu.edu/media/W1siZiIsIjIwMjAvMTEvMTEvN3M3dnhpOXJ5Z19HZW5lcmFsX0ZhY3RfU2hlZXRfTm92ZW1iZXJfMjAyMC5wZGYiXV0/General