owlpride wrote:I know students with ___ percentile score at ___ university:
82nd - MIT
70ish - Yale
60ish - UCLA
50ish - Duke
A few programs are quite explicit about their expectations. Berkeley prefers scores above the 80th percentile. Penn uses 750 as a preliminary cutoff and reports 820 as their average.
owlpride wrote:Actually, that's the one who went to MIT. He was only applying to a few tippy-top programs after his junior year, with the intention to stay for a fourth year and reapply more broadly if he didn't get accepted.
Or maybe their graduate courses kept them too busy to prepare for the exam
dasgut wrote:So I emailed a school to ask what their score range was and I was told it was 880-990. The rescaled test goes to 900. What range would 880-990 correspond to? Why would a school still use the old scale?
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