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Can Daughter Apply Now, Submit Improved Test Scores Later?

Question: My daughter scored an 850 on her SAT and 19 on ACT. The deadline is approaching for early admissions for some colleges. She is in the process of being tutored for an upcoming SAT in December (which is past the deadline for many early priority applications). Should she still apply before the deadline and can she still submit her test scores if they improve after the fact?

A student can always submit improved test scores after an application deadline, and—in most cases—admission officials will use them in place of the lower ones IF the new scores arrive before a verdict has been issued.

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