US Freshman Application Frequently Asked Questions

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  1. Is it true that I can choose to self-report my academic information on my admission application instead of requesting that my high school send an official copy of my transcript?
  2. Why do you give students the opportunity to self-report their academic information?
  3. Does this mean Iowa State’s freshman admission requirements have changed?
  4. What happens if I was admitted based on my self-reported academic information, but my final transcript shows I do not meet Iowa State’s freshman admission requirements?
  5. What about my ACT or SAT scores - do they still need to be sent to the Admissions Office?
  6. Are other types of applicants (e.g., transfer, international, graduate) permitted to self-report their academic information instead of submitting an official transcript?