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Rachel Kapelke-Dale

Does the SAT Curve Really Exist? How the Scoring Actually Works

We’ve all been there: the teacher announces that your super-difficult test was (drumroll, please…) graded on a curve! And so, when students start studying for the SAT, they often ask: Is the SAT curved? However, the SAT is never graded on a curve—and this is actually good news for test-takers! What Does It Mean to […]

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Anika Manzoor

What is a Good SAT Subject Test Score?

Based on percentiles, a good SAT Subject Test score could be a lot higher than a good score on the regular SAT test. Find out what score you should aim for!

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Thomas Broderick

What’s a Good SAT Score for Scholarships?

What’s a good SAT score for scholarships? In this article, learn more about which score to go for, and how to turn that number into scholarship dollars.

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David Recine

SAT Accommodations from the College Board: SAT Extra Time and More

SAT accommodations from the College Board are available to qualifying students. Read about how to get extra time on the SAT, and other accommodations.

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Molly Kiefer

SAT Last Minute Tips: How to Cram | Video Post

The May 2019 SAT test date is coming up this Saturday, which means now’s your last chance to get in every little bit of studying that you can…especially if you haven’t exactly been sticking to your study schedule. But don’t worry! We’re here to help you make sure everything goes as smoothly as possible on […]

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Molly Kiefer

SAT Math Section: Work Formula – SAT Practice Questions | Video Post

Looking for a little help prepping for the SAT Math section? In this video, Magoosh’s SAT expert Chris introduces the Work Formula and goes over several SAT practice questions to help you get comfortable with using the Work Formula on your own. Watch the embedded video below, or scroll down for a full video transcript. […]

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Molly Kiefer

SAT Math Section: Distance Rate – SAT Practice Questions | Video Post

Looking for a little help with the SAT Math section? In this video, Magoosh’s SAT expert Chris explains the Distance-Rate Formula! You don’t have to be scared of these question types anymore, once you’ve got the Distance-Rate Formula in your pocket! Watch the embedded video below, or scroll down for a full video transcript. 🙂 […]

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Rachel Kapelke-Dale

PSAT Score Range: What Is a Good PSAT Score?

What is a good PSAT score? What is an average PSAT score? Magoosh’s experts explain how to determine where your score fits in on the PSAT scale!

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Rachel Kapelke-Dale

PSAT Practice: How to Prepare

Need to brush up on your PSAT skills? Find all the PSAT practice (and info about the test) you need in this post!

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Molly Kiefer

SAT Summer Study Tips – August 2018 SAT | Video Post

Trying to improve your score in time for the October SAT? We’ve got some tips on how to study smart at the end of your summer break. To get you started, we’ve compiled our newest and best SAT study tips in a short video: “SAT Summer Study Tips – August 2018 SAT”! Watch the embedded […]

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