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If I get a dramatic score increase from my sat score (new version) will I be suspected of cheating?

AceicarusAceicarus Registered User Posts: 4 New Member
I got a 1100 out of 1600 twice on my sat, but I chose to skip the August sat in order to study, so basically I studied the
The whole summer and I'm taking the in Oct, and I've been getting high 1400s on my practice test sat scores. Will my test be flagged or be suspended for "suspicion"? It would really help getting your thoughts on this.

Replies to: If I get a dramatic score increase from my sat score (new version) will I be suspected of cheating?

  • mmk2015mmk2015 Registered User Posts: 543 Member
    Worry about getting 1400 before worrying about getting flagged.

    If you don't cheat, I'm pretty sure you'll have nothing to worry about.
    :-)
  • AceicarusAceicarus Registered User Posts: 4 New Member
    I've read that some people in Korea during there situations they have to either retake the sat in a private environment
    Or have their score in validated. Has this ever happened in America to someone?
  • billcshobillcsho Registered User Posts: 16,160 Senior Member
    edited September 14
    In the old SAT scale, a sudden jump over 300 points may raise a red flag. With the new 1600 max score, a 300+ jump is really very uncommon if within 6 months. In that case, they may put your score on hold and ask you to retake to verify the score. This may affect your EA/ED application. If you follow this forum, this happens almost every year in the US too.
  • AceicarusAceicarus Registered User Posts: 4 New Member
    This is really bad for me thought because it will be the last time I'll be able to take the SAT in time for college app.
    Shouldn't they understand that 6 months of studying/brake from the last SAT would obviously lead to an increase in score?
  • CenterCenter Registered User Posts: 1,359 Senior Member
    @Aceicarus nothing has happened yet.
  • AceicarusAceicarus Registered User Posts: 4 New Member
    Lol true but I want to know before hand, better to know and be prepared then take it by shock. Thank you all for replies
    Any other info you have will be appreciated.
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