Do you Superscore on the Common App?

Yes, we superscore both the SAT and ACT. That means, if you take the test multiple times, we will take the highest individual scores and combine them. Later, you submitted scores from a November test, and they were 700 CR and 600 M. We would consider your overall score to be 1400 (700 CR and 700 M).

How do you use ACT writing score on common app?

Students who took the optional writing test will need to indicate their Highest Combined English/Writing or Writing Subject Score. Although the drop-down menu includes numbers from 1-36, your writing score can only be between 2-12. On your ACT report, look for the number in the writing column.

What is the combined English writing score on ACT?

The Combined English/Writing score is found where the row and column meet. For example, if an English Test score is 19 and a Writing subscore is 8, the Combined English/Writing scale score is 20.

What is the difference between ACT with writing and without?

Pros of Skipping the ACT Essay Skipping the ACT essay means you have more study time to dedicate to the other sections on the test. Plus, taking the ACT without writing time means your total testing period is shortened by 40 minutes.

Is 8 a good act essay score?

Average Scores on the Current 12-Point Writing Exam An average score on the current ACT Writing Exam is a a 6.5. For highly selective colleges, you’ll want a score of 8 or higher. Scores of 10, 11, and 12 truly stand out and highlight strong writing skills.

What is considered a good essay score?

Our advice is to aim for at least a 6 out of 8 on Reading, Analysis, and Writing. Higher essay scores (particularly on the Analysis dimension) are even better, but a 6 out of 8 shows that you have above-average writing skills on a standardized essay written at the end of a multi-hour test.