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Do 8th-Grade SATs Count?

Question: I am a high school junior who just decided (mid-November) to graduate early and go to college next September. Since this decision is brand-new, I did not take SATs this fall. However, I did take them in 8th grade, and my scores are at the top of my college's middle-50% range. Will these scores still count?

It sounds as if you have a specific college in mind, so I suggest that you contact the admission office at that school right away by telephone. First ask to speak to the representative who handles your high school, but if he or she isn't available, any staff member should be able to help you.

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