Studing SAT's over the summer...

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By Jason817 (Jason817) on Thursday, May 22, 2003 - 12:54 am: Edit

Anyone studying like hell over the summer for SAT I and II's. I need to study:

Writing SAT II
Math IIC

The bad thing is, I suck at all of these so I have to basically start from scratch. Do you think that I will see a significant increase in my score if I finish these books:

Barrons + vocab
Princetons Review
10 Real Sats

Math IIC:

Barrons, PR, and Kaplans

So how exactly do you guys plan to study for standardized tests over the summer?

By Beenthereil (Beenthereil) on Thursday, May 22, 2003 - 10:32 am: Edit


Summer is the time when kids take a "break" from studying.

You'll have a nervous breakdown by the time your 19.

Do fun things! Invigorate your mind and body for the fall/winter.

Gees. Enjoy your teen years!

By Ace1 (Ace1) on Thursday, May 22, 2003 - 02:13 pm: Edit

what is your highest SAT 1 score???

By Apguy (Apguy) on Thursday, May 22, 2003 - 03:34 pm: Edit

Yeah, Jason I'll be studying like crazy too. I'm studying for the SAT 1, Math 1C, and maybe writing. (I'm taking writing in June, so if I don't do well I will retest) As for the books you got...they all have my recommendation. Specifically PR and Barrons for the SAT 1 and Kaplan's for the SAT II writing. It's going to be a pain spending all this time studying but it will have overwhelming benefits. The peace and mind I will have in the summer of my senior year (now THAT is the perfect time to relax) knowing that I got into the college of my choice is worth it. Good luck!

By Jason817 (Jason817) on Thursday, May 22, 2003 - 04:19 pm: Edit

I agree, APguy

My latest SAT I record is 1340 (from 10 Real SATS). I think my May 3 score was lower though.

By Ickyfoo (Ickyfoo) on Thursday, May 22, 2003 - 07:55 pm: Edit

I'll be studying for:

SAT I (math only)
SAT II Writing

By Thefuture (Thefuture) on Thursday, May 22, 2003 - 08:06 pm: Edit

I'll be preparing over the summer too.

SAT I: October 11th
PR Classroom Course
Kaplan SAT 1600
10 Real SATs
Barron's Prep

SAT II: June 7th
Math IIC: PR, Kaplan, Barron's
World History: Barron's, Kaplan

By Nyla (Nyla) on Thursday, May 22, 2003 - 11:41 pm: Edit

I'm studying for the SAT nd depending on my SAT II scores in june i might be retaking some of that stuff. sigh what happened to the summers of just watching reruns of old tv shows?

By Ndhawk (Ndhawk) on Friday, May 23, 2003 - 12:11 am: Edit

I have sat II writing june 7, act june 14, not gonna study for act, study like crazy for sat II with kaplan, and after that just chill

By Nealyac (Nealyac) on Friday, May 23, 2003 - 01:02 am: Edit

im a stupid kid. i signed up for 3 sat 2's in one whole day. us history, writing, and math1c

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