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Why Do Some Schools Ignore the SAT Writing Section?

I'm frustrated with the fact that many colleges don't consider the SAT Writing section. I got my best section score on Writing, and I'm disappointed that some schools won't see it. What's the deal with this?
17 Dec '15, 15:04 Sam_PrepScholar1.4k
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Third SAT Subject Test or Retake SAT I?

I'm planning on applying to highly selective colleges that require two SAT Subject Tests. I've already taken Math II and Chemistry, and I got 800s on both of them. However, my SAT score is below a 2200, so I am worried about my chances. If I want improve my application, should I take a third SAT Sub...
17 Dec '15, 14:44 Sam_PrepScholar1.4k
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Does It Look Bad If Your SAT Score Goes Down 60 Points?

I've taken the SAT twice. The first time I got a 2080, and the second time I got a 2020. I'm relatively satisfied with my scores based on where I plan to apply, but I'm concerned about the fact that my score went down on the second test. Will the fact that my score decreased damage my chances at all...
17 Dec '15, 14:23 Sam_PrepScholar1.4k
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Should I Take the SAT Junior Fall?

I'm a sophomore, and I already took the PSAT. I was planning on taking the SAT junior fall and then again junior spring if necessary. Is this a good idea, or should I wait to take the SAT until junior spring?
17 Dec '15, 11:59 Sam_PrepScholar1.4k
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2250 SAT Score Cutoff at Elite Colleges?

I've heard that at colleges like Harvard, Princeton, and Stanford every score above a 2250 is viewed similarly, but anything lower is dangerous. My SAT score is a 2240. Will it damage my chances?
17 Dec '15, 09:39 Sam_PrepScholar1.4k
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High Scorer Strategies for SAT Critical Reading?

I scored a 700 on the Critical Reading section last time I took the SAT. What are the best study strategies I can use to get a perfect score next time?
16 Dec '15, 19:41 Sam_PrepScholar1.4k
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High Single-Sitting SAT Score Better Than High Superscore?

Do colleges view high single-sitting SAT scores in a better light than high superscores? I got a 2300 in one sitting on my first SAT, but my friend took the SAT four times and has a 2400 superscore. Should I retake the test to try and get a perfect superscore as well?
16 Dec '15, 19:13 Sam_PrepScholar1.4k
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2170 SAT for Very Selective Colleges: Should I Retake?

My best score on the SAT is a 2170. I plan on applying to very competitive schools, including Stanford, Duke, and Northwestern. Should I retake the SAT, or is my current score good enough for admission?
14 Dec '15, 14:23 Sam_PrepScholar1.4k
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Best SAT vocabulary study resources?

I tend to have trouble on the SAT Critical Reading section with sentence completion questions, and I was wondering which books or other resources I should use to improve my vocabulary knowledge.
10 Dec '15, 12:14 Sam_PrepScholar1.4k
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How to Detect No Error Sentences SAT Writing?

I want to score close to an 800 on SAT Writing, but I keep thinking there's an error in every sentence correction question. I always end up getting 5-10 questions wrong because I can never bring myself to choose "NO ERROR" as the right answer. How can I do a better job of detecting sentences where "...
09 Dec '15, 15:49 Sam_PrepScholar1.4k
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How to Solve SAT Reading Big Picture and Inference Questions?

I'm shooting for a score above 750 on the SAT Critical Reading section, but I've been consistently scoring in the high 600s because I have difficulty on big picture and inference questions. I can usually narrow the choices down to two or three possibilities, but I have trouble eliminating the last o...
09 Dec '15, 15:32 Sam_PrepScholar1.4k

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