# How do you get a perfect score on the ACT?

## How do you get a perfect score on the ACT?

You need to aim for perfection. Because the ACT uses Composite scores, what you need to aim for is a 35.5 average or higher. This means you can get two 35’s and two 36’s, or one 34 and three 36’s. If you get even one 33, you’re already not going to get a perfect ACT score.

## Has anyone gotten a 36 on the ACT?

Unsurprisingly, a full 36 is the rarest score of all—just 0.334% of all test takers earned a perfect ACT score. Roughly three times more students earned the next-highest score of 35; however, this is still a very rare score that just 0.961% of test takers earned.

How do you get a 36 on the ACT?

Based on the ACT practice tests, most sections require you to miss 0 questions to receive a score of 36. However, in the Math section, you might be able to miss 1 question and still receive a 36. Receiving a score of 35 most often entails missing 1–3 questions in each section.

### What is the average ACT at Harvard?

33-35 (2019–20)
Harvard University/Typical ACT scores

### What is the highest score you can get on the Act?

The ACT is scored on a scale from 1-36, so the highest score you can get on the ACT is 36 . May 20 2019

Is 34 a good ACT score?

That being said, a 34 on the ACT is a good score, and sufficient to get your foot in the door at the Ivy League schools. All schools look for applicants that are at or slightly above their median scores, and a 34 reaches this mark. For example, Yale reports a median ACT score range of 32-35.

#### What is the highest ACT score you can get?

The highest possible score you can earn on the ACT is 36 (on a scale of 1-36). This 36 is a composite, or average, of your four subject area scores—English, Reading, Math, and Science.

#### Is it better to get a perfect score on the SAT or act?

The SAT is better if you’re near a top score, because it’s easier to “ace”–to get a 99th percentile or perfect score on–than the ACT.