ACT Score for PE Recruiting

Hi everyone,

Curious to see what you think the minimum ACT score is to not be seriously dinged for PE recruiting. I intend to target buyout shops in the UMM space, but would also like to hear what you think the threshold is for other fund sizes. I assume MF/UMM funds have a higher minimum threshold compared to a MM fund. I took the ACT twice in high school with a score of 30 and a composite score of 32. Let me know what you think, thanks.

In case its relevant to the discussion, some other things about my profile:
Graduated Summa Cum Laude, played D1 basketball, will be starting as a BB IBD analyst in July

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May 7, 2019 - 11:41am

My superscore was only a 29 yet I was able to break in. Granted, my math was a perfect score and science was a 35. Not as important in PE as it is in consulting. 32 is still solid enough to list on resume but I don't think its a make or break factor.

 
May 9, 2019 - 5:58pm
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