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What is a Good Score on the SAT?

What is a Good Score on the SAT?
What is a good score on the SAT? Everybody asks me that! There is no formula or calculation for what makes a good score.  A good SAT score is the best score that YOUR child can earn. But to guesstimate how your child is doing, I can suggest a scale based on the general population of the US. It doesn't fit every family, and it may not fit your child, but it can help you begin to...
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Guest — Lee
Jeri, Each section has 800 possible points. The SAT used to have two sections, so years ago 1600 was the best possible score. Now... Read More
Thursday, 06 December 2012 08:24
Guest — Jerie
Please clarify something for me. I always thought the top SAT score was 2400 which would make an 800 pretty low, in comparison. La... Read More
Thursday, 06 December 2012 08:11
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Reporting SAT Scores To Colleges

Reporting SAT Scores To Colleges
Reporting SAT Scores To Colleges I was just talking to one of my Gold Care Club members about the cost of sending SAT scores to colleges. Without planning, it can get priceyWhen you register for the SAT test, the student can indicate up to four college recipients during registration. Only four score sends are included with your registration; you have to pay to send additional scores. I believe that it is $11-$12 per college when you...
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What Goes on the Homeschool Transcript?

What Goes on the Homeschool Transcript?
By the time you’re finishing your student’s high school transcript during their senior year, you may start wondering how you can possibly fit any more information on that one little page!  But make sure you’ve got all the important stuff there! A parent recently asked me whether she should put her child’s SAT scores and her grading scale on their transcript, and my answer, in general, is yes!  Including this information on the transcript can imply that...
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Should we take the SAT again?

Should we take the SAT again?
How do you interpret your student's SAT score?  Anything over 500 is average, and anything over 600 is good. A perfect score on the SAT essay is 24.Studying for the test, and taking it again can be a GREAT idea that could save you $10,000 per year on college costs, depending on your situation.Explain to your child that they don't have to get "smarter" when studying for the SAT. They only needto practice, and practice alone can increase their score. As...
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Guest — Lois
Something I read (it may have been in the Princeton Review practice SAT book) said that taking it more than twice is counterproduc... Read More
Friday, 13 July 2012 12:49
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Homeschooling High School: What SAT Score is Good Enough?

Homeschooling High School: What SAT Score is Good Enough?
What score is good enough?  Without naming names, this is a typical question about  SAT scores. 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...
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Guest — Lee
Here are some articles about the essay: Quick Essay Skills Earn Thanks http://www.thehomescholar.com/quick-essay-skills.php Long... Read More
Tuesday, 26 July 2011 06:55
Guest — J W
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. ... Read More
Tuesday, 26 July 2011 06:49
Guest — Nancy Palmer
I just recently received my son's scores. I have no experience with the essay. What are the parameters for the essay?
Monday, 25 July 2011 06:38
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