Is a 7 a good SAT essay score?
Because so many people score towards the middle on SAT Essay Reading and Writing scores, its safe to say that if you score a 3 or below, your essay score is definitely lower than average; if you score a 4-6, your score is pretty average; and if you score a 7 or above, your score is significantly higher than average.
Is 17 a good essay score?
So a 17 is probably 93th-96th percentile in the Essay, not that bad. The SAT Essay scoring is so imperfect I wouldnt be too worried about scoring top 5 percentile on that section instead of top 1 percentile.
Is an 8 on writing for the ACT good?
Its a good idea to aim for at least the 75th percentile, so in this case a good ACT writing score would be an 8 or above. A 9 or above would put you in the 96th percentile, which is great!
Is a 17 on the ACT bad?
Is a 17 a good ACT score? A score of 17 is pretty low. It places you in the bottom 31st percentile nationally out of the 2 million test takers of the ACT entrance exam. The score indicates youve done a well below average job answering the questions on the English, Math, Reading and Science sections of the test.