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FAQ

What are reach, match, and safety schools?

BigFuture™ introduces test scores as one additional factor to weigh as you refine your list. Think about narrowing your colleges into three categories:

  • Reaches: Your SAT or ACT® score is lower than the average score range of last year’s freshman class.
  • Matches: Your SAT or ACT score is solidly in the same score range as last year’s freshman class.
  • Safeties: Your SAT or ACT score is higher than the average score range of last year’s freshman class.

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