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Princeton Review - PSAT.

ApotheosisApotheosis Posts: 591Registered User Member
How accurate are the PR practice tests? Are they harder than the actual PSAT or easier?

I took the first practice test and got a 209. I need to get higher than 212. :s
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  • Anon_Person_1Anon_Person_1 Posts: 2,453Registered User Senior Member
    also interested..am taking practice one within the week (obvi)
  • JtotheEWJtotheEW Posts: 42Registered User Junior Member
    I took the practice tests for the real SAT and got 1500-1600s and got 1830 on the real thing. So I assmue they are about the same since the PSAT is very similar to the SAT. Meaning that, for me, the PR tests were more difficult.
  • CANMomCANMom Posts: 43Registered User Junior Member
    My son took the Princeton Review PSAT prep last year. He was consistently making in the 220s on the practice tests and got 215 on the 2006 PSAT. He did forget a bubble on the math, though; so I would say they're pretty accurate predictors. Also, he increased from 191 Soph yr.
  • ApotheosisApotheosis Posts: 591Registered User Member
    Ok, #19 on the writing section in the second practice test makes absolutely no sense. Can anyone explain why B is correct?
  • redknightredknight Posts: 461Registered User Member
    Apothesis, one of the things the PSAT does is to put things that sound correct in everyday usage as errors in the test to see if you know real grammar. "Would" usually does not belong in sentences with "if", it should be "were." That sounds weird to our ears since we usually hear "if" and "would" together, but it is technically improper grammar.
  • ApotheosisApotheosis Posts: 591Registered User Member
    But it left out the "if" in the answer choices with "were". Does the sentence need an "if" if there's a "were"? lol
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