Megan Johnson

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How Important are Junior Year Grades?

College admissions officers look at a variety of criteria when evaluating your college application: your SAT or ACT score, your high school GPA, and your extracurricular activities. They also take a look at your high school transcript. But how important are your high school grades, in particular your junior year grades, for college admissions?

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What is SAT Score Choice?

College Board’s SAT Score Choice policy is pretty straightforward: it means you choose which of your SAT scores are sent to colleges. But why would you use score choice? How does it compare to super scoring? And does any of this apply if you send the four free score reports you get for each SAT test to colleges?

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How is the SAT Scored?

Between raw scores, scaled scores, and total scores, figuring out how the SAT is scored can be tough. In this post, we’re breaking down the SAT’s overall scoring structure, how the SAT calculates scores, and how to use this information to your advantage.