How much is too much?

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Discus: SAT/ACT Tests and Test Preparation: April 2004 Archive: How much is too much?
By Impatheticiknow (Impatheticiknow) on Friday, April 09, 2004 - 05:34 am: Edit

Would it be a large disadvantage to have taken the SAT's 4-5 times?

By Humbucker87 (Humbucker87) on Friday, April 09, 2004 - 06:50 am: Edit

If you're not improving with each SAT I believe they can be detrimental. But if you are constantly improving then I say go for it.

But hey what do i know.

By Starryqt22 (Starryqt22) on Wednesday, April 14, 2004 - 12:38 am: Edit

I believe that I heard that colleges don't like it when peole take the SAT's more than twice. That is why I am sticking with the first score I got, 1370, and concentrating on other aspects.

By Ohlookasquirrel (Ohlookasquirrel) on Wednesday, April 14, 2004 - 12:46 am: Edit

At a Yale info session I attended, this question came up and they said that if you take the SAT more than two or three times, you look obsessive and not like the "authentic kids" that they want.

It also hints and hired prep and money to spare, whether or not that's true, and "privilege is out".

By Skiowad (Skiowad) on Wednesday, April 14, 2004 - 06:44 am: Edit

Unless you go up a lot overall, don't waste your money.

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