|By Gameguy56 (Gameguy56) on Sunday, April 25, 2004 - 09:56 pm: Edit|
I've got a real problem with the SAT II writing. I've take a couple practice tests (sparknotes), and I get mid to upper 500s. The SAT I verbal score I got from the march test was 740. Why the heck is my Writing score so pitiful? What helps studying for the SAT II writing?
thanks in advance
|By Shaka (Shaka) on Sunday, April 25, 2004 - 10:11 pm: Edit|
YES OMG I HAVE THE SAME PROBLEM!!!
why why why!!
i had 710 on the writing part of PSAT and i barely studied for it!!
|By Welshie (Welshie) on Sunday, April 25, 2004 - 10:54 pm: Edit|
Woo! I was in the same case. I got a 730 Verbal but on my first practice test (from Kaplans) I scored a 590 (and I was being generous on my essay). Kaplans REALLY helped. I took 3 full practice tests (MC only) and reviewed all the problems I got wrong (and some I got right) and made sure I grasped the concepts. When I finally hit 700 on my 3rd practice test I called it quits on studying. Come test day (which, consequently, was the next day) I was pleasantly surprised at how simple the questions were and ended up with a 740.
|By Shaka (Shaka) on Sunday, April 25, 2004 - 11:15 pm: Edit|
the thing is...i IMAGINE errors!! I would find errors that arnt there!! ANY tips??
|By Doveluvzcock (Doveluvzcock) on Monday, April 26, 2004 - 12:30 am: Edit|
Shaka, most likely you're just an idiot.
|By Shaka (Shaka) on Monday, April 26, 2004 - 12:40 am: Edit|
no, that's not it, good try tho
|By Shaka (Shaka) on Monday, April 26, 2004 - 04:50 pm: Edit|
i analyzed the sentence error MC questions that i got wrong because i thought there was a mistake but there wasnt...it seems that if a sentence have an error, it is an obvious one? so do you guys suggest i just not think too deeply about questions?
|By Tired_Student (Tired_Student) on Monday, April 26, 2004 - 04:55 pm: Edit|
keep practicing and most likely on every practice test there will be about 4 no errors. Dont be afraid to choose No Error. I had the same scenario-scored 550 or so on first practice test, and now after the 8th practice test i now score high 700s
|By Shaka (Shaka) on Monday, April 26, 2004 - 05:21 pm: Edit|
i got 71 on PSAT writing part...got an average of 600 on about 5 practice tests i took recently...and then it jumped to 2 700s...now dropped to 620 and now is climbing from 650 to 660...gradually up hopefully...
is the real test as hard as the prep books? (kaplan, barron, sparknotes)
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