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Does anyone out there know why GEICO ask for you to include your SAT scores when applying for an entry actuarial position? I applied for a position at the DC/Bethesda office, and was asked to supply my score.

I don't know about u guys, but I took my SAT over eight years ago; I have an idea of my score but I don't remember it exactly.

Just curious!
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I don't know about u guys, but I took my SAT over eight years ago; I have an idea of my score but I don't remember it exactly.
Really? An actuarial student who does not remenmber his/her exact SAT score?
That would raise a red flag for me.
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In my case, there are no SATs in Canada.......
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Dose anyone else remember their SAT scores?
May 1982 800 math/640 verbal
Oct 1983 680/700
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730M/730V/60+TSWE in Fall 82
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Dose anyone else remember their SAT scores?
May 1982 800 math/640 verbal
Oct 1983 680/700
May 1983 720/720
whoa, you progressively got worse. What's the deal!?
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I have been asked by a few companies for my SAT scores when applying for an entry-level position.
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I wonder if they know how the mean changed due to renorming and when that happened.
Yeah, there is a BIG difference now. As far as I'm concerned, for someone who wants to ace the math and get that perfect score, it used to be if you get any wrong at all no 800 for you. Now, you can get one or even two wrongs and still get 800.
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Does anyone out there know why GEICO ask for you to include your SAT scores when applying for an entry actuarial position? I applied for a position at the DC/Bethesda office, and was asked to supply my score.

I don't know about u guys, but I took my SAT over eight years ago; I have an idea of my score but I don't remember it exactly.

Just curious!
They might be looking to weed out applicants based on some preconceived belief that an SAT < XXX will indicate the person won't pass actuarial exams. It's stupid, I know, but other large firms do similar stupid things.

Because it will take weeks to verify your SAT scores, anyway, why not put in a range (i.e., between 600 and 700). If someone asks, tell them honestly you don't recall the correct score because you took it years ago.
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