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Low SAT's?

erzepnickierzepnicki Registered User Posts: 167 Junior Member
If I have a 1900 total SAT and I didn't take the SATIIs would I be screwed if I wanted to go to Penn?
I have a 4.2 GPA, ranked 5/250 and like really good school stats and business is my passion (very evident in classes and extracurriculars)
I would work my ass off this summer writing amazing essays and getting amazing references
would i be screwed because of my low SATs? Penn has always been my dream school
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Replies to: Low SAT's?

  • outinspaceoutinspace Registered User Posts: 79 Junior Member
    Well IMO it's going to be a bit of a downer on your application, but it will not rule you out completely, especially with a high ranking, high GPA, and decent extracurriculars. You should definitely try taking the ACT to see if you do better on that test.
  • dleskdlesk Registered User Posts: 371 Member
    you should do what you can do fix that score, but i had fairly atypical SAT's for wharton (albeit higher than yours) and still got in. demonstrate passion in your essays
  • erzepnickierzepnicki Registered User Posts: 167 Junior Member
    Yeah, I figured it wouldn't look great. Thanks for both of your inputs. I am taking the ACT on June 14th, so maybe it will be decent. I have a lot of leadership positions (the biggest being the State VP of DECA in Pennsylvania, which is a business and marketing club) as well as others, of course.
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