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Is 1850 a good SAT score?

Jspencer1770Jspencer1770 Registered User Posts: 162 Junior Member
I took the SAT on December 5 and just recieved my scores today. This was my first time taking it and I did not study or prepare. Is 1850 a good score?
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Replies to: Is 1850 a good SAT score?

  • bluewatermelonbluewatermelon Registered User Posts: 733 Member
    No.... 10 char
  • SikonoSikono Registered User Posts: 24 New Member
    I took it for the first time on that date as well... I got a 1840. :(
  • silverturtlesilverturtle Registered User Posts: 12,496 Senior Member
    For some people, it's a great score. For others, it'd be a very disappointing score.
  • Jspencer1770Jspencer1770 Registered User Posts: 162 Junior Member
    A lot of the CCers are a bit snobby...Sorry we all can't be a freaking genius!
  • silverturtlesilverturtle Registered User Posts: 12,496 Senior Member
    ^ Whom are you referring to?
  • kaekaekaekae Registered User Posts: 358 Member
    No. Don't ask us for an answer and then say we're "snobby" when we tell you the truth.
  • PhoenixRPhoenixR Registered User Posts: 634 Member
    Some of them PRETEND they are snobby. Actually it is a good score. But however, if you want to apply to MIT and Stanford..then it might not be a good score.
  • holliesueholliesue Registered User Posts: 1,450 Senior Member
    It is a fine score for many schools. It is not a good score for Ivy league etc. It is probably around the 90th percentile. Which really is great. However, a lot of student on CC are in the high 90's for percentile, so for them it doesn't look great. It really is a matter of perspective.
    Look at the schools you are interested in and see how you fall in their score range. That is what matters, not how you do compared to students applying to schools you aren't interested in . If the schools you ARE interested in look for higher scores, well then... it isn't a great score and you will need to find other schools or retake and hope you do better.
  • SikonoSikono Registered User Posts: 24 New Member
    Hm... If you got into the 1800s without studying, then what are the chances you can get 300 points or more higher the next time, with intensive studying?
  • Tres ElefantesTres Elefantes Registered User Posts: 858 Member
    i don't think it's incredibly likely that you'll improve by 300 points with study, but it is possible.

    1850 isn't a BAD score. it depends where you're looking, of course.
  • CollegeAcceptCollegeAccept Registered User Posts: 115 Junior Member
    i had a 174 on my psat... i studied my *** off and got a 2080, and a 33 on the ACT in the end.
    So you CAN improve w/ study
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