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Category: SAT Scores

Cassidy Mayeda

Should I Talk About My SAT Score?

The Politics of Sharing Your Scores, and Not Losing Friends One of the most difficult things about the SAT has nothing to do with the test. It’s talking about SAT scores with your friends. By design, the SAT separates people by score ranges for colleges to use, but the unfortunate side effect is that it […]

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Lucas Fink

Should I Retake the SAT?

If you’re taking the SAT, there’s a pretty good chance you’re going to take it twice—once at the end of junior year and once at the start of senior year. If you’ve only taken it once so far, going through the test again might sound about as pleasant as an leisurely afternoon of waterboarding (not […]

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Rachel Wisuri

Magoosh T-Shirt Program: Score a 1400+ on the SAT, Get a Free Shirt!

Do you like wearing cool shirts like this? Can you answer the question “bro do you even prep?” with “yes, I do! And I got a 1400 or better on the SAT!” Then we want to give you a free t-shirt (pictured above). If you use Magoosh and scored: A 1400 or higher overall on […]

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Cassidy Mayeda

SAT & College Apps

How important is the SAT in my college application? One of the things I worried and wondered about as a Junior taking the SAT was how much it would matter in comparison to the rest of my college application. The answer (like everything in the college application process) is complicated.   Why colleges use your […]

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Cassidy Mayeda

The 6th SAT

We all know that person taking the SAT for the fourth, fifth, or — goodness forbid — sixth time. They constantly stress about studying, complain about only improving two points from their last test, and are probably aiming for a top college like Harvard with an SAT average of 2255. But is it really worth […]

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Rita Neumann

SAT Scores for Top Colleges

If you’re like most students, you’ll probably come up with a list of colleges to apply to in one of two ways: You already know (and maybe have always known) two or three colleges that you’d love to attend. You do your research before taking the SAT, and know what score you will need in […]

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Lucas Fink

A Student’s Guide to the New SAT

The SAT is changing at the beginning of 2016, meaning that if you’re in the class of 2017, you’re going to take a very different test in your junior and senior year than what students are taking now. Eighth and ninth graders will see the new PSAT 8/9 as soon as this October, and tenth […]

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Chris Lele

Old SAT vs. New SAT

Top 10 Changes Coming to the SAT in 2016 You may have recently heard that the SAT is changing — and changing drastically (some even say it may be more challenging than the current test). It is easy to get lost in the myriad of changes the College Board has planned for the new SAT, […]

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Chris Lele

[Video Post] SAT Scoring and Pacing

In these last several pages, you’ve probably learned several surprising facts (and I’m not just talking about the fact that someone would actually name a bunch of smart kids “termites”, after “Term”an, of course). Not to be outdone on the “surprise index” is the following tidbit: every question on the SAT is worth the same […]

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Rita Neumann

Yale SAT Scores to Aim For

Is Yale one of your dream schools? Find out out which Yale SAT scores you should aim for, based on the latest data from Yale’s incoming freshman class!

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