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How to get a paper copy of my SAT score report?

I registered for the SAT online and sent electronic score reports to colleges, but I would like to have a paper score report for my records. How do I get the College Board to send me one?
28 Jun '16, 10:14 Sam_PrepScholar1.4k
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2240 SAT Good Enough for Ivy League?

My highest score on the SAT is a 2240. I got a 690 on Critical Reading, a 750 on Math, and an 800 on Writing. The schools I'm most interested in are Brown, Yale, and Columbia. Are my scores good enough, or should I retake the test?
27 Jun '16, 15:55 Sam_PrepScholar1.4k
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Do Colleges Ever Reject Overqualified Applicants?

This may be a ridiculous question, but I'm wondering whether colleges ever reject students whose test scores and GPA are well above their average range? For example, if someone with a 2400 applied to a school where the average SAT score of accepted students was a 1700, could they get rejected? My th...
23 Jun '16, 11:34 Sam_PrepScholar1.4k
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2190 SAT and 33 ACT: Which should I take now?

I've taken the SAT twice, and my superscore is a 2190. The issue I have is that my critical reading score is not up to the same level as my other scores (660 vs. 750 on Math and 780 on Writing). I decided to take an ACT practice test as an experiment and got a 33 without any prep. Now I'm in a dilem...
23 Jun '16, 11:08 Sam_PrepScholar1.4k
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New SAT Scoring vs Old SAT scoring for Kennesaw State University

My daughter got a 1050 on the March 2016 exam. She is going to Kennesaw State University who had a 950 requirement for the old exam. They haven't determined their new exam scoring requirement. I'm trying to figure out if this score will be good enough for entry. Any help?? Steve
21 Jun '16, 13:09 Laura_PrepSc...536
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Do essay on SAT or not?

I already have done the SAT once with a 1340 score, which was above my goal. However, I got a bad score on the essay section. Now I am going to redo the sat in October. None of the schools I've looked at require the SAT essay, but I am still deciding which schools to apply to. Should I take the SAT...
20 Jun '16, 18:36 Laura_PrepSc...536
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Best SAT Math Prep Book for Low Scorer?

I'm scoring below a 400 on the SAT Math section, and I'm really worried. I would like to get my score up into the 600s if possible. What's the best prep book for me to use to improve my score as quickly as possible?
17 Jun '16, 09:46 Sam_PrepScholar1.4k
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Can I send only the better SAT score to colleges?

I took the SAT twice and got a better score the first time. Can I send only the best one to colleges?
14 Jun '16, 14:40 Laura_PrepSc...536
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Average SAT score for a 7th grader?

What is the average SAT score that a 7th grader would get if all 7th graders took the SAT? This is distinct from the average SAT score of 7th graders who decide to take the SAT.
14 Jun '16, 14:33 Laura_PrepSc...536
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When are International SAT/ACT scores released?

I read sometimes it takes longer for international students in countries like korea or China to get their scores back. Is that true?
14 Jun '16, 13:58 Laura_PrepSc...536
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Lowest Score Per Section on SAT?

What is the lowest score you can get on a section on the SAT?
14 Jun '16, 11:42 Laura_PrepSc...536
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Are my SAT score and GPA good for college?

Hi, I'm a sophomore in high school with about a 3.82 GPA (with honors) and a 1990 practice SAT score based on tests I've taken in prep courses. Assuming I keep up my grades for the next two years and score in this range when I take the real test, how good are these credentials for college?
10 Jun '16, 14:53 Sam_PrepScholar1.4k
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Non-Native English Speaker - 1 year enough for SAT prep?

I have to take SAT exam to apply for universities. I've actually started to study for SAT (i'm going to take it in 2017), but i'm very afraid I'll get a low score. my target score is 1200, because I'm not a native English speaker, and if i got a lower score i would wait another year. so, do i have t...
10 Jun '16, 12:39 Laura_PrepSc...536
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If I added a subject test on test day, can I cancel that score?

I signed up to take the Math 2 and physics tests, which went very well. Spur of the moment I added the literature test, which was a disaster. Is there any chance that the lit score can be canceled, while preserving the math and physics scores? Can this be achieved by NOT paying the college board's e...
05 Jun '16, 13:53 Sam_PrepScholar1.4k
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SAT Waitlist Score - Different Score Release Date?

I took the last SAT as a standby tester. When do I get my results?
01 Jun '16, 12:24 Laura_PrepSc...536
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SAT or ACT Scores Needed for College Admissions for Non-Highschoolers?

I have been out of high school for 5 years now, and I am looking into going into college. I did not take the SATs or the ACTs during High School. Will applying to colleges without having those scores be a problem? Will I have to take either of the tests?
01 Jun '16, 11:00 Laura_PrepSc...536
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Plan to Retake SAT if Sending All Scores?

I plan to take the SATs in June and then retaking it in October. I think my June score will be around 1250 or less. I don't feel that confident because I neglected studying and didn't find out about PrepScholar until now. That's why I plan to retake the test in October. I would have more time to stu...
31 May '16, 16:43 Laura_PrepSc...536
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Is the ACT harder than the SAT?

I just took an ACT practice test, and it seemed super hard to me in comparison to the SAT! I ran out of time on everything except Math (which I actually thought was relatively easy). I was most pressed for time on Reading, and I had a hard time understanding the Science section. I didn't have any ti...
27 May '16, 09:14 Sam_PrepScholar1.4k
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Should I retake the ACT or try the SAT instead?

I got a 30 on the ACT, but I didn't take it with Writing. I wasn't expecting to get this high of a score the first time around, so I figured it was fine to save Writing for a retake. At this point, I have to either take the ACT again with Writing or take the SAT. I'm thinking maybe I should go with...
26 May '16, 11:46 Sam_PrepScholar1.4k
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How does my new SAT score compare to the old one, and is my new score good for college?

Okay so I took the new SAT, and I got a 1260 out of 1600 with 570 in math and 690 in reading/writing, and I have no idea how good/bad/terrible/average it is. On the old SAT I was scoring around a 1650 , so I have no idea how much or little I've improved. Does anyone know? How are my admission chance...
19 May '16, 10:32 Sam_PrepScholar1.4k
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What is a normal score drop between SAT Practice Tests?

I’ve been studying for the SAT for a couple of months now, and I just took my second practice test. For some reason my score dropped 60 points from my first practice test (1260 to 1200)! Is this normal, or am I doing something wrong in my studying? I’m now worried about how this will affect my actu...
18 May '16, 01:16 satstudentx1
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New SAT - How will my essay score affect my composite?

I’ll be taking the SAT with Essay next week and I have a questions about scoring. I got a 1290 on my more recent practice test, but this is without the essay. How many points could the essay potentially add to my score?
06 May '16, 11:16 Laura_PrepSc...536
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How long are SAT scores valid?

My son is 15 years old and he will be taking the WAEC in Nigeria next year. I would like him to start preparing for the SAT as well, but I’m not sure when he should plan to take it. How long are SAT scores valid for admission to U.S. Universities?
05 May '16, 09:44 Sam_PrepScholar1.4k
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New SAT score 1060 - compared to old SAT?

My daughter scored a 1060 on her practice SAT. Since this scoring system is new to me, can you provide some reference for how this compares to the old SAT, and if it's an okay score? She previously scored a 1430 (on the old SAT).
05 May '16, 09:42 Sam_PrepScholar1.4k
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How do schools determine their new SAT benchmarks?

Since the SAT is new, and there won't be exact statistical admission averages, will schools use the same correlation guidelines published by the College Board to determine acceptance criteria? If not, how do they generate their own range of scores for freshman acceptance?
05 May '16, 08:45 Sam_PrepScholar1.4k
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Can an international writer get into top US colleges?

I have some questions... they are quite a bit but I really need to know the right answer as I'm not from the US and everyone - including my teachers - seems to be VERY misinformed. The only advice they give me is to be well-rounded, and you said that's a bad thing... I think it's bad too :D. Also, i...
04 May '16, 10:03 Sam_PrepScholar1.4k
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Will Lower Old SAT Scores Outweigh a Higher New SAT Score?

Hello, I've studied with Prepscholar for the old SAT, and now I'm studying with it for the new program. I find that the new SAT is easier for me to do and so far I've been doing much better with that test. I've taken three old SAT's and I've gotten 1930, 1940 and 2070 on those. But I'm confident my ...
02 May '16, 17:01 Sam_PrepScholar1.4k
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Which SAT math prep book should i buy?

hi, I currently am scoring in the 1200 range but i guessed on over half the questions. I just started studying with the blue book, planning on buying erica meltzer's reading book. what book should i buy for the math?
01 May '16, 18:12 Sam_PrepScholar1.4k
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Predict Score on My SAT?

I have a rough estimate of the questions I wasn't 100% sure on for the SAT. Assuming I got ALL these questions wrong, what do you think my scores will be for each of the sections/overall? Reading - 12 questions at most (maybe closer to 6) Writing and Language - 9 questions (feeling closer to 5 thou...
22 Apr '16, 13:53 Laura_PrepSc...536
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Improve SAT score 300 points in one month?

I recently took the SAT without any prep, and I got an 1100. My target score is a 1400, but I don't have much time to devote to studying right now. Could one month of intensive studying leading up to my second attempt be enough to raise my score by 300 points?
21 Apr '16, 19:05 Sam_PrepScholar1.4k

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