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Colleges that Require the Highest Critical Reading & Writing SAT Scores

How do you stack up against average SAT Reading and Writing Scores at Elite Colleges?

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  • August 24, 2016

Since colleges are accepting both the New SAT and old SAT this cycle, it's a little confusing about what counts as a good critical reading and writing score.  Here's a chart to give you an idea of what it takes to get in at 35 of the most selective schools.  

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