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New SAT Easier than ACT?

Posted by Marshall Findlay on April 11, 2017 in Admissions, Featured, New SAT

Georgetown recently announced the admission details for the class of 2021. In addition to reaching a record low acceptance rate of 15.4% and the largest number of applicants in its history, the university also reported the average SAT and ACT scores for accepted students. For the first time since the redesigned SAT was implemented, we now have real data indicating how colleges are using the redesigned SAT results in admissions decisions, and there is an interesting and concerning difference in SAT and ACT percentiles that might raise doubts as to how colleges are comparing the two tests.

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