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Discus: SAT/ACT Tests and Test Preparation: April 2004 Archive: Commended?
By Impatheticiknow (Impatheticiknow) on Monday, April 19, 2004 - 10:15 pm: Edit

does anyone know this year's cutoff for commended?

By Athlonmj (Athlonmj) on Monday, April 19, 2004 - 10:18 pm: Edit

200, I believe.

By Rachie3953 (Rachie3953) on Tuesday, April 20, 2004 - 04:04 pm: Edit

I think i depends on the state. In highly competitive states like Connecticut and New York its around 200 but it might be less for other states. I got a 205 and I got a letter friday so it can't be higher than that.

By Strick (Strick) on Tuesday, April 20, 2004 - 04:27 pm: Edit

The Commended index is national, some where around 200-201 while semi-finalist and up are set by state.

By Sns22022 (Sns22022) on Tuesday, April 20, 2004 - 06:33 pm: Edit

Any chance for commended in NC with a 197?

By Impatheticiknow (Impatheticiknow) on Tuesday, April 20, 2004 - 07:32 pm: Edit

Yeah...i got a 200 (96th%) :(...i didn't get a letter (althought i have an absent-minded guidance counselor)...i was hoping for commended, but it doesnt look like that is going to happen. I guess it was 201 this year. Oh well.

By Strick (Strick) on Tuesday, April 20, 2004 - 08:02 pm: Edit

Don't give up yet. My S got a 222 and still hasn't gotten a letter.

By Meh (Meh) on Wednesday, April 21, 2004 - 02:46 am: Edit

In reality, does commended actually look good on apps? I thought only semi-final and finalists were of importance. how good is commended, really?

By Momfl (Momfl) on Wednesday, April 21, 2004 - 07:38 am: Edit

D got a 225 in Florida, and still hasn't received a letter.

By L_J (L_J) on Wednesday, April 21, 2004 - 08:43 am: Edit

commended is probably of little value a first tier schools.....however it will get you full tuition or partial tuition at some tier two and three schools....for example

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