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Continuation of 800 Scorers in ANY subject post here (SAT I or II) Thread

Raihan MirzaRaihan Mirza Posts: 146Registered User Junior Member
This isn't a brag thread. I believe this thread will be quite beneficial in helping many college confidential members in choosing the correct preparation for their standardized exams such as SATs, SAT II and AP exams. I woould greatly apreciate it if members who scored 750+ on the SATs section or SAT II, or at least a 4 on the AP exams to post the kind of books they used to prep with and recommend. Please do not include books you thought did not help you at all. After we get all the stats for the books mosted used we can calculated using percentages, what kind of book was used for the different kind of exams. Please follow the for mat shown below.

User: Raihan Mirza

SAT I-
Verbal: Rocket Review, College Board Official Study Guide, Grammatix
Writing: Rocket Review, College Board Official Study Guide, Grammatix
Math: Rocket Review, College Board Official Study Guide, Grammatix

SAT II-
Biology: Princeton Review, Barrons
Math IIc: Princeton Review, Barrons
Chemistry: Princeton Review, Barrons
Physics: Princeton Review, Barrons

AP-
Biology: Cliffnotes
BC Calculus: Cliffnotes
Economics: Cliffnotes

Please do not include my data for the prep material I used because this was just an example used and is not accurate.
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Replies to: Continuation of 800 Scorers in ANY subject post here (SAT I or II) Thread

  • koolcrudkoolcrud Posts: 561Registered User Member
    SAT I
    Verbal: CB Blue Book
    Math: CB Blue Book
    Writing: CB Blue Book

    SAT II
    Math 1C- None
  • cjhsstudent847cjhsstudent847 Posts: 264Registered User Junior Member
    SAT 1 (750s) Verbal and writing- Only prep: one free practice test.
    My best advice is to work as you feel most comfortable working. Obviously, test out your methods first on a few practices tests, but in my opinion, your brain will perform best when is using method that come naturally to you.
    I took the ACT once, score a 31, and wanted higher. I practice and practiced, using tips from the book and tips from friends on the reading and science section, and I got a 29 (a 27 in reading).
    On the SAT, I walked down my own path, and did not listen to tips from others, and got a 2210 (750 in reading). obviously, they are differant tests, but if you are like me, and usually do well on standardized tests, listening to must to books and people might hurt you more than help you. good luck!
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