I'm frustrated with the fact that many colleges don't consider the SAT Writing section. I got my best section score on Writing, and I'm disappointed that some schools won't see it. What's the deal with this?

asked 17 Dec '15, 14:55

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The Writing section is the newest section of the test, and it has limited predictive value compared to the other sections. Critical Reading and Math have been around for a long time, so colleges place more trust in these section scores as indications of potential. The 25 minute essay isn't a great way to assess writing ability as a whole. Colleges can rely on your high school grades and college essay to determine your writing ability more reliably.

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