Making the grade; 4 students achieve perfect scores on college placement exams

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It's a score that can determine your college fate, the 36-point ACT. And for 4 Desert Mountain High School students, the future is looking bright.
 
"We all got a 36 on the ACT, which is the highest possible score you can get, which is great," said Jake Ausdemore.
 
Jake is the one junior of the bunch, his parents were the ones to break the great news.
 
"I actually found out I got the 36 from them because they had balloons with like a 3 and 6 when I came home from school one day," said Jake.
 
Seniors Michael Goldstein and Miles Hoshizaki also had perfect scores, both say they took plenty of practice tests to learn tricks and test content before taking the actual exam.
 
"I was assuming I would get like a 33 maybe, but I got a 36 and so I was really ecstatic about that, my entire family was really proud of me," said Miles Hoshizaki.
 
A perfect score will help the students get into top schools and also get scholarships. Miles is considering UCLA or Berkley. Michael is eyeing a career in medicine at Yale.
 
"Being able for me to make a sick person well, it's sublime to say that medicine is what I am 100% interested in," said Michael Goldstein.
 
The final member of this Elite 4 is Michael Johnson. He received a perfect score on both his ACT and SAT exams; he hopes to pursue engineering at Stanford and says his unbelievable achievement is all because of school.
 
"I've just really loved to learn, and so you engage in that, you build up all the knowledge, you need to do well on these tests, and then it just comes down to being ready for it," said Johnson.
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