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MIT admission sat subject exam dates in Sri lanka

I am Chanthiru from Sri Lanka .can you help me .i want to take sat subject exam in November can can ..and tofle and check for me .. My email id. pchanthiru16@gmail.com
15 Mar, 06:28 Chanthiru1
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SAT with Essay

I took the new SAT with essay and got a 1410...I plan to take it again in March. My goal is to get at least 1500. How important is it to take the SAT with essay? Would you recommend I check with each school on my target list to see if essay is required or should I assume they will want to see the es...
30 Jan, 19:05 laurenwillett11
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International application for Harvard

I am an international student. I'm currently applying to few Ivies, including Harvard, which is my first choice. Additionally, I am applying for the dual-degree with Berklee College of Music. I have stellar grades (almost straight A+s), I was ranked 15th on a National Law Olympiad and am currently a...
21 Jan, 19:57 Qisiel11
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Is it possible I could improve my SAT Score by 300 points?

I took the redesigned SAT without much preparation. I got an okay score- slightly above average. I have four months until my next SAT test date. I am now using Khan Academy as my sole SAT prep. I took a practice test from Khan Academy and I improved by 70 points within the first few days using Khan ...
22 Dec '16, 18:22 Laura_PrepSc...521
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Can you take an SAT Subject Test without being enrolled in that course?

I want to take the SAT Subject Test for Spanish, as I am a fluent in it. However, must I be enrolled in a Spanish course at my high school to take it?
19 Dec '16, 15:52 Laura_PrepSc...521
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Admissions for Post-High School International Student?

I am an international student,i want to take SAT,but i have completed my high school last year . will it affect my admission in an reason?
16 Dec '16, 17:14 Laura_PrepSc...521
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Will colleges consider SAT 1 scores taken after applying?

Hi, I am an international student who is planning to apply to some top schools in the U.S. (Harvard, UPenn, Columbia, Princeton, Yale, Brown, Northwestern, Georgetown). I have a GPA of 3.91 (unweighted) very strong extracurriculars, SAT 2 Physics 780 and Chemistry 800. Unfortunately I have an SAT 1 ...
13 Dec '16, 15:57 Laura_PrepSc...521
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Gap Year Affecting SAT, College Admissions?

i had an extra year gap between my class 10 and 12, will it have an influence on my SAT and admission process?
13 Dec '16, 12:08 Laura_PrepSc...521
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Ivy League Applications

Hello I am a senior in the middle east. I have decided that to apply to Ivy League schools (Harvard) and there a couple of questions I would like to ask. Does my location (Kurdistan) affect my chances? Do I have to do SAT 1 with essay? Finally, another student from my class is applying to the sam...
12 Dec '16, 13:32 Laura_PrepSc...521
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SAT Essay Examples - All 3 Types of Techniques?

I'm confused about the things I need to analyse. Do I need to focus on all three of the things-evidence, reasoning, and style- the author might use, or can I focus on two of these things?
21 Nov '16, 09:53 Laura_PrepSc...521
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Are Khan Academy practice tests accurate?

Hi, I recently took one of the full length practice tests on Khan Academy, and I received a score of 1510 out of 1600. As this is my first practice test, I was wondering if this is an accurate reflection of my ability to score on the actual test, and if the Khan Academy practice tests are very simil...
18 Nov '16, 11:52 Laura_PrepSc...521
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Is the SAT an indicator of general intelligence?

I've read in one study that the correlation between SAT scores and IQ is 0.86 (0.72 recentered), so I'm wondering how much of the SAT score is innate talent and how much is accumulated knowledge, as in will my IQ bottleneck/limit the score I can get? Or, say someone's been studying since he was in ...
16 Nov '16, 11:58 Laura_PrepSc...521
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How important is the SAT registration information?

I am older than the usual SAT applicant, but I'm applying to a school that requires the SAT and SAT Subjects. When trying to register there was like 9 pages of questions about what classes I took in HS. Do I have to actually fill all this out? Are the colleges going to know I skipped it? I feel like...
15 Nov '16, 17:31 Laura_PrepSc...521
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What kind of calculator for SAT?

I don't have a graphing calculator to take to SAT. I won't be able to get one either. Is it fine for me to only bring scientific calculator?
15 Nov '16, 16:04 Laura_PrepSc...521
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In Stanford College Apps, Does Knowing Lots of Languages Get You In?

Hi, I'm 16 and just took my second SAT test and received a 1570 and my weighted GPA is a 4.6. I am from Europe and am half Finnish and half German. Also, I'm not too interested or good at math but I am able to speak six languages fluently including English, German, Chinese, Finnish, Swedish and Fre...
04 Nov '16, 14:34 Laura_PrepSc...521
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1530/1600 SAT 76 GPA Help!!!

Hi, My question is how do I explain to colleges about my low GPA. I have a 76 average which is mainly because I failed almost all my electives and easy classes over the past year and a half. My cumulative GPA dropped around 10-15 points over the past year. My transcript shows me doing great and bad...
03 Nov '16, 14:46 Laura_PrepSc...521
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SAT score exams lower based on my grade / other survey questions?

I gave my SAT exam on October 1and got result of about only 1240 of which I am totally unsatisfied. I answered all questions and I was quite sure about getting all maths section correct as I have finished earlier and even rechecked but '6 are omitted answers' written in math section of sat result an...
30 Oct '16, 20:51 Fred_PrepSch...101
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Same Exact SAT Score?

I took my first SAT Practice test and got a 1130. The next time I did significantly worse and got a 1040. Now, I have taken another practice test and got a 1130 again! Is this normal?
30 Oct '16, 20:39 Fred_PrepSch...101
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Sending SAT with essay scores to schools that don't require the essay

If a school doesn't require the extra essay component of the SAT, and a student takes the essay portion and it shows in the score report (no way to eliminate it) so the school still technically "sees" it, should that student send ALL test scores to "superscore" the essay just in case? For example, i...
30 Oct '16, 20:36 Fred_PrepSch...101
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How much time, on average, is allotted to each SAT question type?

I know there are two Math Multiple Choice sections, 20 questions in 25 minutes and 16 questions in 20 minutes. Therefore, the average time allotted to each Math Multiple Choice question is 1.25 minutes. Furthermore, the average time allotted to one Grid In question must be 1.5 minutes. What about th...
30 Sep '16, 17:48 Laura_PrepSc...521
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Missing SAT scores on CollegeBoard.org?

I think CollegeBoard lost my score. just before we sent out college application, we found that one of SAT Subject tests scores missing on the account at CollegeBoard. Does anyone know how to recover the score? It was there on the account couple weeks ago. Now the score is gone. Is anyone has simila...
27 Sep '16, 17:20 Laura_PrepSc...521
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Will Colleges Combine My Highest Reading and Math Score?

On my first SAT, I scored a 700 reading and 500 math. On my second SAT, I scored a 500 reading and 700 math. Will colleges consider my highest score a 1200 or a 1400? In other words, will colleges combine my highest reading and math score, even if they are on different SATs?
12 Sep '16, 12:19 Laura_PrepSc...521
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SAT reading score fluctuation

Hello, I'm preparing for this October's SAT and I'm quite lost because of my reading score. I used to get 35/40 pretty constantly on the reading section, and one time I even scored 37/40. But now my score is down to 30/40. I've been getting this score for the last three practice tests I took and I f...
09 Sep '16, 09:43 Laura_PrepSc...521
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SAT prep for international students

Hi I am international students in usa. I have been preparing for SAT for 5 weeks for 30-40 hours every week. My reading-writing score was 310, math 500.. Now i just improved about 100 points.. I can't improve..Especially reading writing..how should i study.. Reading writing passages is difficult for...
16 Aug '16, 15:02 Sam_PrepScholar1.3k
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SAT superscoring - is it worth it for a very small point increase?

I've taken the SAT twice. My first score was a 1520, and my second score was a 1580. My issue is that I actually scored 10 points higher on one section when I got the 1520, so my superscore comes out to a 1590. Is it worth it to send both of these scores to colleges so I have a higher superscore? Or...
27 Jul '16, 14:18 Sam_PrepScholar1.3k
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Online SAT Prep Class for Rising Sophmore

I wanted to get my son started with preparing for the SAT..........maybe just a one week start so he can get motivated and then do it on his own . Any recommendations for this ? Thanks
26 Jul '16, 17:23 Laura_PrepSc...521
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Will I be able to get a 1600?

Hi, I'm a rising junior and I'm desperate for your opinion!!! I took the redesigned PSAT in March and I got 620/740/1360 (verbal/math/total) without any preparation except one official PSAT practice test. Then, I studied 3 hours per week for 2 months and scored 630/790/1420/18 (verbal/math/total/ess...
23 Jul '16, 09:53 Sam_PrepScholar1.3k
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How much can I improve my SAT score?

Dear PrepScholar, I've got a 590 on Math and 580 on Reading + Writing without studying. I sat the exam without knowing the exam structure at all. What's the highest score improvement I can achieve with my raw ability?
22 Jul '16, 11:14 Sam_PrepScholar1.3k
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A-Minus effect on GPA and how do IVY LEAGUES recalculate GPA?

Hello, I am a rising junior, and I am very worried about my GPA. I have a lot of A-minuses, which are counted as 4.00 in most high schools. I recently heard that IVY LEAGUE schools weigh an A- as a 3.7, rather than a 4.00. So does that mean that if you have an A- average, you have a 3.7 GPA? Prepsc...
21 Jul '16, 12:05 Sam_PrepScholar1.3k
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When can I register for the October SAT?

When can I sign my son up to take the October 3 SAT?
13 Jul '16, 10:37 Sam_PrepScholar1.3k

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