Lee, what score on the SAT would you say is okay not to take it again? David got 570 in math and 540 in reading. He didn't do well at all in the essay part. I think he should take them again and he kind of agrees but wants to see the detailed results to see what exactly he had problems with, which makes sense to me. I just wondered what your opinion was.
Here are some articles about the essay:
Quick Essay Skills Earn Thanks
Longer Essay Could Mean Better SAT Score – ABC News
I hope that helps!
The Princeton Review has excellent SAT prep resources. I know years ago they saved my hide when I didn't do so hot on the PSAT. My SAT was much better thanks to them and a light jacket for the drafty ol' cafeteria :-)
I just recently received my son's scores. I have no experience with the essay. What are the parameters for the essay?