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How do you use the BB to it's maximum potential?

kimmylouiekimmylouie Posts: 1,448Registered User Senior Member
edited May 2012 in SAT Preparation
Because if used correctly, it can increase your score to 2300?

HELP ME!
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Replies to: How do you use the BB to it's maximum potential?

  • piratebaypiratebay Posts: 102Registered User Junior Member
    Space out using the tests. Do each test. Write notes after you take each on what you got wrong so you can review them later. Do them as early as possible, there the best. Then use the online tests or some other tests by the college board (QAS).
  • kimmylouiekimmylouie Posts: 1,448Registered User Senior Member
    Well.. I'm doing that right now and my score is still at 2000. So..?D:
  • chewydogchewydog Posts: 714Registered User Member
    Use extra time to go back and redo problems whenever possible during each section. After each test, analyze the mistakes and find their sources. Is it arrogance or a matter of understanding/knowledge (math)? Is it vocab or interpretation (CR)? Is it an issue in recognizing patterns or running out of time on the essay(writing)?
  • kimmylouiekimmylouie Posts: 1,448Registered User Senior Member
    For CR, it's interpretation. I always get questions wrong because I didn't see the point CB was looking at. And (I have 1st edition) I don't have the explanations for certain tests.

    For W, it's all accidents. It's like I would read the sentence and look for the mistakes, but sometimes forget one.

    For M, idk. Stupid mistake. Not very worried about this section.
  • piratebaypiratebay Posts: 102Registered User Junior Member
    I love the writing and reading. To get the extremely technical questions, sometimes, I don't even think like I would normally think. I just completely think that CB is writing the test and they're not going to make a question that goes beyond the scope of what I'm used to due to doing many of their previous tests. And sometimes, that's what it comes down to. I hope that one day for me that it won't be like that though and I'll be able to answer the questions with more conviction.
  • kimmylouiekimmylouie Posts: 1,448Registered User Senior Member
    What the point of view of CB writing the test? o_O
  • southbay95southbay95 Posts: 2. New Member
    I would discourage you from redoing problems. It is just a idiotic idea. You should take one collegeboard test a week and practice with other books.
  • chewydogchewydog Posts: 714Registered User Member
    Haha, idiotic? Perhaps I wasn't clear enough, but I meant to redo problems with the time left over during a test. For instance, in a math section, I have 25 minutes, and I finish it in 20. With the 5 minutes leftover, I would redo problems, especially the ones tha require a bit more thinking. I don't know about you southbay95, but I prefer looking "idiotic" in a test room by redoing problems than regretting a drop in my score because of "idiotic" mistakes.
    For CR, I recommend that you read more books and participate in interpretation sessions in English class. I'm pretty sure that is what pushed me up. Some extra practice helps as well. PR is pretty good for CR, so if you have the spare time, just do CR sections in tests.
  • kimmylouiekimmylouie Posts: 1,448Registered User Senior Member
    How about for writing?
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