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Unweighted GPA:** 3.7**

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SAT: **720 math**

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800

| **800 verbal**

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800

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Yoo! I got a pretty straightforward query - How many points are possible on the SAT? Also, how's the scoring breakdown per section? All info would be helpful.

a month ago

Hey there! The highest possible score on the SAT is 1600 points. This is broken down into two sections, Math and Evidence-Based Reading and Writing (ERW), and each section is worth up to 800 points. So, the overall score is a sum of your Math section score and your ERW section score.

Now, let's talk about the individual sections.

For the ERW section, you actually have two sub-sections: Reading and Writing & Language. Your scores on these sub-sections - which are based on the number of questions you get right - get combined and then converted into a scaled score, ranging from 200 to 800.

As for the Math section, remember it's fully calculator-use permitted on the SAT now. Similar to the ERW, your Math score is based on the number of correct answers you give and then this is also converted into a scaled score in the 200-800 point range.

Your final SAT score, again, is just the sum of these scaled Math and scaled ERW scores. Hope that helps!

a month ago

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