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Re: SAT Scores?

Post by Devari » March 4th, 2009, 12:37 pm

andrewwski wrote:It's not the review section of the books as much as it is the questions.

The material on the tests isn't hard - it's the way the questions are asked that are.
For example...?
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Re: SAT Scores?

Post by smartkid222 » March 4th, 2009, 12:38 pm

andrewwski wrote:It's not the review section of the books as much as it is the questions.

The material on the tests isn't hard - it's the way the questions are asked that are.
Have you taken the ACT?
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Re: SAT Scores?

Post by eak227 » March 4th, 2009, 1:34 pm

ACT is so much more clear and straightforward.

That said, I've never understood the "it's the way the questions are worded" argument. I mean.. it's a bunch of multiple choice questions. Read what they ask for, and then pick the one that you think gives them what they want. Not complicated... The only thing that could be semi-complicated is analogies, and they took those off the test now, so it doesn't even matter.
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Re: SAT Scores?

Post by andrewwski » March 4th, 2009, 2:26 pm

smartkid222 wrote:
andrewwski wrote:It's not the review section of the books as much as it is the questions.

The material on the tests isn't hard - it's the way the questions are asked that are.
Have you taken the ACT?
Yup, twice. Got a 34 both times which was good enough for me.

I loved the ACT (overstatement, I don't love any standardized test). It was easy to understand and comprehend, and I never was unclear as to what was being asked.

SAT dances around the actual point, and has more garbage in it. I don't like the English SAT sections but I didn't mind the ACT ones. The ACT was so much more clear than the SAT, in which it seemed there could be two answers (but only one best answer).

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Re: SAT Scores?

Post by HappySciencePie » March 4th, 2009, 4:44 pm

Devari wrote:
HappySciencePie wrote:OOHHHH.
I recently took the SAT to go to CTY.
My results came back; in total, I got a 1650.
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Re: SAT Scores?

Post by Devari » March 4th, 2009, 5:41 pm

I still don't understand. What is the actual point of a reading passage? What is considered "garbage"?

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Re: SAT Scores?

Post by 2win » March 5th, 2009, 7:45 am

I got a Duke TIP invite and took the ACT instead. I got a 29 composite which is a 1933 for SAT. I dunno if that's good. :D
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Post by volleyballchic_101 » March 5th, 2009, 12:29 pm

thats really good... i had the flu on my test date and my medicine made me really sleepy so i did AWFUL but that is a really good score. CONGRATS!
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Re: SAT Scores?

Post by mugie_a » March 5th, 2009, 12:55 pm

i just got a 1470 but in 7th grade :(
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Re: SAT Scores?

Post by mugie_a » March 5th, 2009, 12:57 pm

i also did through Duke TIP

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