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PSAT

lol collegeboard release sat/psat scores already

What do you guys hope to get? List ideal score, score you'd need for your dream college, realistic predicted score, and anything else.

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a month ago

I hit my goal! I got a 1340 which is right where I was aiming for. I want to go to the University of Michigan (but NYU is probably my dream school... we'll see). My score is near the "unofficial cutout." From there on up is where they mostly consider applicants from. I was so so happy with my score, but I still might retake it to try and get even higher :))) How did yours go?

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a month ago

i just got my psat 10 score and oh my god it made me realize how much i need to study. i got a 1030!!

in order for me to go my target schools i need around 1400

but im not even sure where or how to start studying, im so overwhelmed

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a month ago

Hi there! I felt the same as you before my PSAT, but what really helped me was using Khan Academy. Sometimes, however, I felt their questions weren't entirely representative of the material I expected for the test. On www.varsitytutors.com, there are practice tests I feel are better compared to the test material (Khan is better for learning skills though!).

As well, on CollegeBoard's website there are amazing full practice tests (with answers and explanations for when you finish). After I would do one of those tests, I would simply put the number of questions I got correct into a 'raw score calculator' online, which switches the percentage over to the 100s scale used on the real test.

Also, there's a YouTube channel called Ludus and he makes amazing review videos! I would definitely recommend checking him out :)

One other thing I would recommend, specifically for the reading portion, is printing out a test so you can underline or make notes. It's difficult to do the reading fully online on a practice test. My score was a lot higher while practicing just when I started doing that :))

If you need any more tips, feel free to reach out. Good luck!

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a month ago

I'm taking the psat and maybe the actual sat in the fall, I'm hoping for a 1400 but I'm not sure. What are you thinking?

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a month ago

So I got an 1150 on my sat first time and I am going to retake it in June I want to get at least a 1400 if I get a 1450 I think that could help with me getting into northwestern and I have really good ecs and awards from writing

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