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How Will Admission Committees View Chinese Scores from China Resident?

Question: I am a US Citizen who has lived overseas my entire life in China. I have taken SAT II tests, two which are in the 700's. I was wondering if, being that one of those tests is in Chinese, my score will be given less merit? Are language tests not as highly looked upon? Are there ever conditions where the subject of the SAT II is very important?

Your Chinese SAT score will probably be given less merit by some colleges because of your situation. However, if Chinese is not spoken in your home, then you will get a little bit more "credit" for your good score than if it were.

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