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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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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 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 - 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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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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Did the new SAT eliminate point deduction for wrong answers?

I’ve heard that the scoring has changed for the new SAT in regards to wrong answers. From what I understand, getting something wrong doesn't take off points anymore. Is this true, and will this make it easier to get a higher score?
21 Mar '18, 04:28 joeroot1234(suspended)

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