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Can I take the SAT/ACT as a rising junior?

I want to take the tests around August where in Sept. I will be a junior. I would study a lot and prepare in summer, so I'm strongly considering. I've seen around that this would seem too early?
02 May '17, 12:45 laurensjl11
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Information about upcoming SAT dates In India

I am from India and I want to know is there are other dates to take SAT after June in India.
28 Apr '17, 00:26 Fred_PrepSch...101
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[closed] Choosing Between the SAT or ACT

Hello, I am an upcoming senior with the goal of attending Yale in the Fall of 2018; however, my SAT and ACT scores seem to be my biggest hindrance. I need help deciding which exam is better for me. I have taken both once, with my most recent SAT being a 1280 composite (680 RW, 600 M) and 27 ACT (35 ...
28 Apr '17, 00:23 Fred_PrepSch...101
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[closed] Choosing Between the ACT and SAT

Hello, I am an upcoming senior with the goal of attending Yale in the Fall of 2018; however, my SAT and ACT scores seem to be my biggest hindrance. I need help deciding which exam is better for me. I have taken both once, with my most recent SAT being a 1280 composite (680 RW, 600 M) and 27 ACT (35 ...
28 Apr '17, 00:23 Fred_PrepSch...101
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Do essay scores have to be sent to colleges with the test score?

When I send a college my SAT score is the essay score automatically sent with it? I would rather only send the test score to colleges that don't require or recommend the essay as they are higher than the essay score of my test. Also is the essay super scored with the other 2 sections?
04 Apr '17, 21:22 Gandalf20001
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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 '17, 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 '17, 19:05 laurenwillett11
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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...536
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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...536
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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...536
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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...536
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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...536
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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...536
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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...536
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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...536
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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...536
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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...536
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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...536
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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...536
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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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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...536
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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...536
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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...536
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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_PrepScholar1.4k
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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_PrepScholar1.4k
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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...536
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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_PrepScholar1.4k
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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_PrepScholar1.4k

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