If you take the SAT three times and receive the scores below, super scoring would find the colleges using the highest score in each area, combining them for your one total score which in this case would be: 670+630+630 = 1,930 -
If you add the individual test date scores you would have:
So you see, individual test dates averaged are lower than the super score -
Test Date Critical Reading Math Writing
10/15 650 620 630***
5/16 670 *** 600 620
10/16 640 630 *** 620
In regard to how super scoring is used by top tier schools, pls. see the article below which explains the process in detail. This article will point you to a college board listing which reflects each school and their view of SAT scoring. http://blog.prepscholar.com/which-colleges-superscore-the-sat
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