How to Explain Aberrant Test Scores to "All Scores" Colleges

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You just realized that one of your target schools requires all test scores to be submitted. But what about that one really low SAT score you got back in tenth grade? How are you going to explain that?

Actually, you don't have to. “They are what they are," says Evelyn Alexander, a Certified Educational Planner and founder of Magellan College Counseling. “We don't recommend that you try to explain scores anywhere."

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