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Varying performance for specific type of SAT passage?

I have practiced many Social Studies passages, and about a third of the time, I only miss one question, the second third, I miss around 4, and then the last third I miss a majority of the questions. I don't know why this happens--is it because I need to prep more, and the passages I do well are just...
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Where can I find free SAT math questions online?

I want to practice a lot of real SAT math questions online. What are some good resources?
03 Mar, 17:20 homeskooler26
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Is It Possible to Raise My SAT Score by 200 Points in 15 Days?

Good Afternoon, I just received my SAT score and am quite disappointed with my results; 1050/1600. I was only given 1 week to study for the SAT because my high school exams were during that month. I am weak in math, especially since I am taking Consumer Math this year (I am a Senior). I chose to tak...
23 Feb, 11:37 rere_nw11
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SAT Transfer Issue

My Sat is scheduled for Dec 3 2016.The last registration deadline is 22nd november 2016.I want to transfer it to January 21 but the problem is there are 4 centre in my city and when I search for it all of them were full.Now what should I do if I cant find the center in my city for january 21.More th...
21 Nov '16, 12:19 Laura_PrepSc...521
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Taking the New SAT with 1970 old SAT Score

Hi, I am an international student. I already took the SAT but before March and got 1910 twice with a superscore of 1970. I was hoping to apply to colleges for a full scholarship because my parents can't afford the tuitions of the US colleges but I realised that most of the colleges that offer full s...
08 Nov '16, 09:19 Laura_PrepSc...521
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Good SAT Score Possible on First Attempt?

Is it possible to get a decent SAT score (1400-1600) in the first attempt? I'm giving the test in January which means I'll only get one attempt. I'm relying on Khan Academy and practice tests to get by. English is my strength, Math needs practice. So if I set my sights on a good score, is it unreali...
08 Nov '16, 09:12 Laura_PrepSc...521
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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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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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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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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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Is it worth it for me to prepare for and take the SAT?

My problem is this: I'm a Spanish student, and the education system of my country is very different from the American one. While I have very good grades, I don't take part in any clubs or extracurricular activities, simply because in Spain, such concepts are nearly non-existent and won't be of any u...
13 Jul '16, 10:29 Sam_PrepScholar1.3k
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Is starting PrepScholar as a freshman a good idea?

My son is a rising 9th grader. I want him to start getting motivated for the SAT early. Is your program geared towards his age group or should he focus on some of the books suggested on your website for now?
08 Jul '16, 14:03 Sam_PrepScholar1.3k
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Should I cut work hours so I can study more for the SAT?

I came to the US as international student almost a year ago. I heard about some great schools and the SAT/ ACT tests and just started prep recently. I need advice about my schedule and how to prep for college. I don't have any financial help from anywhere, so I am working about 25 hours a week. My ...
29 Jun '16, 14:03 Laura_PrepSc...521
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Which SAT test date should I sign up for?

I have been attending SAT classes since last week, and they say the course will be done in around 10 weeks. So with this timeline which exam date would be the best choice for me?
26 Jun '16, 15:50 Sam_PrepScholar1.3k
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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_PrepScholar1.3k
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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...521
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How to prep for both SAT and ACT using PrepScholar?

What recommendations would you suggest? Rising junior thinking of PrepScholar for SAT prep this summer with an eye to PSAT in the fall and then ACT and SAT in winter/spring. How would one best use PrepScholar to prepare? What test scheduling would you suggest? What would you tack on to the SAT PrepS...
10 Jun '16, 12:00 Laura_PrepSc...521
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Should I take the SAT and the ACT senior fall?

Hi - I'm looking to prep for both SAT and ACT this summer and take both tests in the fall. It looks like the ACT test date is one month before the SAT test date. Is it a good idea to prep for both this summer? Previous SAT score: 1750 Previous ACT score: 28 Thanks - Rising Senior C/O 2017
06 Jun '16, 15:58 Sam_PrepScholar1.3k
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Should I quit my sports team to focus on the SAT?

I am on my school basketball team, and there is a 50% chance that I'll be co-captain next year. Unfortunately, my grades aren’t that great, so I really need to study and do well on the SAT. Should I stay on the basketball team, possibly as co-captain, even though it’s so time consuming, or quit and...
25 May '16, 15:35 Sam_PrepScholar1.3k
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SAT Prep - Focus on specific sections or practice tests?

I need to know what is more important for effective SAT preparation. My son is having a hard time getting through even one a hour of studying a day, and I worry about how effective his methods are. Should he be focusing on studying specific sections a day in the book, or should he be taking as many ...
23 May '16, 15:49 Laura_PrepSc...521
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Which SAT practice tests should I use after I've finished all the official ones?

The SAT prep Black Book (whose methods I am a big believer in) insists that you should only use real College Board practice tests, and I get its point. What's the best alternative to official tests, or what do I do next? Thanks for your time! Regards satstudentx
23 May '16, 09:52 Laura_PrepSc...521
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Should I take notes while taking SAT practice tests?

Is it useful or detrimental to take notes while taking practice tests? I like to take notes, especially on the reading section, so that I can go back and review what I was thinking at the time. I know that practice tests are supposed to be taken under “realistic” conditions, but I feel like this rea...
22 May '16, 17:59 Laura_PrepSc...521
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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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Are SAT boot camps effective?

My daughter is a sophomore in high school and is beginning her SAT prep this summer. I've been getting conflicting information on whether a boot camp like Elite is better than one-on-one tutoring, or even an online prep program. Before we commit 14 weeks of summer to a boot camp, I'm wondering if y...
16 May '16, 14:20 Sam_PrepScholar1.3k
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Recommendations for SAT prep books?

Can you recommend some of the best SAT prep books by subject and a few of the best overall SAT prep books available now? Thanks!!!
12 May '16, 12:23 Sam_PrepScholar1.3k
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Should I take a break from studying between tests?

I’ve already taken the old SAT, the new PSAT, and just recently the ACT. I also just finished my PARCC testing, and I’ll have my AP tests next month. My mom thinks I should take a break, and not take another SAT practice test before my upcoming SAT (in a week). Should I really be taking a break righ...
05 May '16, 13:15 Sam_PrepScholar1.3k
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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_PrepScholar1.3k
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Good SAT study tips for non-native english speaker?

I am not from the US so my English is not perfect (upper intermediate level). I'm planning on taking the SAT, so I was wondering if I could get your advice on some some study tips?
02 May '16, 16:39 Sam_PrepScholar1.3k

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