UT Dallas McDermott Scholars

McDermott Scholars Frequently Asked Questions



  • Is the McDermott Application separate from UTD’s application?
  • Where should I send my standardized test scores?
  • Do I have to apply to UTD before or after I submit my McDermott Scholars application?
  • Do you super score the SAT or ACT?
  • How do I update my SAT/ACT score after I’ve already submitted my McDermott application?
  • I’m having technical issues with the online application, what do I do?
  • Who should my recommenders be?
  • What can a recommender expect?
  • What if my counselor cannot upload my high school transcript?
  • What steps should I take after submitting my application?
  • Can I visit the McDermott office?


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