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High Composite, Low Writing- applying to Columbia

I am an international student doing the IB Diploma at an international school in China. I will be applying Early Decision to Columbia University this year. I took the ACT with writing in April and June and respectively got 34 Composite/25 writing and 35 Composite/19 writing. Although Columbia does n...
01 Nov '18, 02:09 Play123(suspended)
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Does your ACT essay score impact your composite score?

I know on the SAT the essay is incorporated into the Writing score. Does the ACT do something similar? Or is the essay just a separate score that's not included in your composite at all?
09 May '18, 12:38 joeroot1234(suspended)
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High Composite Score Low Essay Score on the ACT?

I recently took the ACT, and I got a 34 composite score but only a 6 on the essay. Should I be worried about my low essay score? Would it be smart to retake the test?
09 May '18, 07:22 joeroot1234(suspended)
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ACT Writing Score Questions - When To Hand Score?

On the recent June ACT Test I received a 23 on my writing, but my composite was a 30. The breakdown for the subscores were all 8s which seemed peculiar to me, as I know that my strength lies in ideas and analysis, whereas my organizational strategies tend to be weaker. Would you advise having my ess...
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I want best finance management dissertation topics.

I am an MBA student and I need to write my dissertation by next week. I can write it by myself but the difficulty comes when thinking of a topic. I have searched in many books in library and internet for a best and simple topics ,but didn’t get one. Finally I have got a topic that is “financial plan...
12 Apr '18, 05:07 camilalucas11
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Get me some proper guide about the things in University?

Well university is all about self study as I'm pretty much know that just want to know some more that what other a university student does to get through university as its been some while for long time and I have not seen things going well enough, Essay Writing Help have been the one which have told...
24 Feb '18, 07:57 carl091
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Buying the perfect vacuum cleaner?

I have to make sure which the following commercial vacuum cleaner i always will get is the two long lasting and productive, so, are you experiencing some recommendations that may help me determine that product is regarded as as one of the ideal? How could i sort out them if there are already a lot o...
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27 Oct '17, 08:02 AlisonBuckland11
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Is it worth it to retake the ACT because of a bad writing score?

If I got a 36 composite score on my ACT but a writing score of 8, should I retake the ACT in hopes of a higher writing score, or is this good enough?
15 Nov '16, 15:56 Laura_PrepSc...536
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Is it necessary to use American English in the SAT/ACT and College Application essay?

In India we typically use British English while writing; for example, colour instead of color or humour instead of humor. Which style do we use while writing SAT/ACT essays and college application essays on the CommonApp? I'm a student from India and I'll be applying to US universities in a few year...
04 Nov '16, 12:02 Laura_PrepSc...536
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Writing Test Retake Yielded Lower Score: Which Score Do Colleges See?

I have a student who took the ACT writing test twice. Her first score was several points higher than her second score. She wants to know if the higher of the two scores, the more recent of the two, or an average of the two scores is reported to colleges. Answer?
04 Nov '16, 11:49 Laura_PrepSc...536
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ACT High Composite/Low Writing, Selective schools

I am an international student doing the IB Diploma at an international school in China. I will be applying to Princeton and Stanford this year. I took the ACT with writing in April, June and September and respectively got 34 Composite/25 writing and 35 Composite/19 writing, 34Composite/(6/12Writing)...
19 Oct '16, 16:30 Laura_PrepSc...536
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What percentage score a perfect 36 on ACT writing?

What percentage of students scored a perfect 36 in 2015-2016? Are there schools that weigh a good writing score heavily?
18 Jul '16, 13:17 Sam_PrepScholar1.4k
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What is the best approach for the ACT essay?

I've been researching different ACT essay "step-by-step examples" and I'm confused about which to follow. I've read one guide that specified choosing one perspective and proving it right over the other ones, as opposed to evaluating all 3 perspectives and bringing up evidence and counter evidence f...
15 Jun '16, 12:30 Sam_PrepScholar1.4k
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Should I retake the ACT or try the SAT instead?

I got a 30 on the ACT, but I didn't take it with Writing. I wasn't expecting to get this high of a score the first time around, so I figured it was fine to save Writing for a retake. At this point, I have to either take the ACT again with Writing or take the SAT. I'm thinking maybe I should go with...
26 May '16, 11:46 Sam_PrepScholar1.4k
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Does a low writing score cripple your test?

I'm a junior in high school, and I took the ACT last month. I got a 35 composite (34 on reading and english, 35 on math, 36 on science), but a 23 on the essay. I have my heart set on an Ivy League (especially Columbia and Dartmouth), and I was wondering, does a 23 merit retaking the ACT, or should I...
11 May '16, 10:28 Sam_PrepScholar1.4k
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ACT scores - Which should I send?

I did the ACT with writing in December and got 30 composite and 33 in writing. I did the ACT again in April and got 32 composite but my writing dropped to 25. Should I send both or just one? If so, which one should I send?
06 May '16, 15:15 Laura_PrepSc...536
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Should I worry about a low ACT writing score?

I scored a 33 composite on the October ACT (34 English, 32 Math, 31 Reading, 34 Science). I'm thinking about applying to schools like U of I Urbana-Champaign, U Michigan Ann Arbor, UChicago, Northwestern, and California Berkeley. Unfortunately, my writing score was abysmally low (18). Should I worry...
29 Apr '16, 15:48 Laura_PrepSc...536
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Does Cal Poly require ACT Writing scores?

One of my top choices for schools is Cal Poly. Do you know if they require ACT writing scores? if not, is it possible to send partial scores, so they never see my writing score?
29 Apr '16, 12:53 Laura_PrepSc...536
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Should my ACT essay reflect a real life experience or a literary work?

I read in your blog that using real life examples to support your points in the ACT essay is a good idea. However, my teacher told me I should practice using examples from literature and culture. I’m experimenting with different types of arguments, but I’d like to have a straightforward answer on w...
29 Apr '16, 11:26 Laura_PrepSc...536
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More ACT Paired Passage and Essay Prompt Practice?

Where can I get more samples of dual passage ACT reading sections (and the new essay)? The official ACT folks have yet to release a book newer than their 2011 one. Princeton Review seems to only have one sample in their Cracking book (not even one in their practice tests in the back). Any advice?
20 Apr '16, 15:34 Laura_PrepSc...536
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18/36 on 7th grade ACT Writing - above average?

My 7th grade son took the ACT with Writing and got a 18/36 on the Writing section. Is this score above average?
04 Apr '16, 16:39 Laura_PrepSc...536
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Can I use satire in the ACT essay?

I'm taking the ACT next month, and I really want to practice my essays. I'm just wondering if I'll be marked down for writing a satirical piece. For example, there's a prompt about public health and safety versus freedom. I'd like to write (sarcastically) that public health doesn't matter if the tin...
30 Mar '16, 15:39 Sam_PrepScholar1.4k
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Graphic Organizers for ACT Writing?

Anyone have any good ideas for graphic organizers for the ACT essay?
30 Mar '16, 12:34 Laura_PrepSc...536
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How long does an ACT essay rescore take?

I sent off a letter to the ACT asking for my essay to be rescored two weeks ago. However, I haven't seen any change in results, or any indication that the request is being processed or has even been received. Am I supposed to receive some sort of indication that the request was received? How long wi...
30 Mar '16, 12:11 Laura_PrepSc...536
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Is the ACT essay different from the SAT essay?

I've already taken the SAT three times, but I also plan on taking the ACT to make sure I'm not missing out on a higher score. Is the ACT essay a lot different from the SAT essay, or are they pretty comparable? If there are major differences, how should I adjust my approach/practice methods to make s...
30 Mar '16, 12:11 Laura_PrepSc...536
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Retake the ACT? High total ACT but low Writing score

My ACT composite score is 33, but I only got a 6 out of 12 on the essay. Should I retake the ACT Plus Writing?
29 Mar '16, 13:08 Laura_PrepSc...536
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ACT writing prompts?

Where can I find good practice prompts for the ACT Writing section? I'm worried about it because I heard that people are getting lower scores on the latest version. :/
23 Mar '16, 13:02 Sam_PrepScholar1.4k
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ACT without Writing useless if schools want Writing section?

I am a sophomore and I took the ACT and got a 35. However I took the ACT without writing and I saw that most colleges require the ACT Plus Writing. Does this mean that my ACT score without writing is useless or is there some way for me to take just the writing? I am planning to go to either Michigan...
03 Feb '16, 10:25 Laura_PrepSc...536

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