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# SAT score conversion???

Registered User Posts: 62 Junior Member
edited August 2012
So I got a 51.5 in math, 40.25 in writing, and 41 in critical reading; if i was to disregard my essay score, what would be the score conversion??

I have a conversion table in my book, but it's very weird. for example in the math section, for the score of 52 the scaled score is 720-800. *** does that mean?? do i get a 720 or 800 lol
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## Replies to: SAT score conversion???

• Registered User Posts: 292 Junior Member
since whichever test you too wasn't a real administered test (or came from other testing companies like PR -- if this isn't from blue book I wager it's from PR 11 tests), it can only give you a range. Go ahead and take the average (i.e. 760).

Btw, if this is the first test from PR 11 tests, just let me say that this particular practice test is ridiculously difficult (imo).
• Registered User Posts: 2,118 Senior Member
The 720-800 is just a range of possible scores. I believe there are 54 math questions; during an actual test it's really unlikely a 51.5 will score you an 800. I'd say somewhere around the center of the interval (760).

Since your raw writing score uses your essay score, it's difficult to predict your writing score without an essay. Your writing raw score is

Raw score = (MC score) + 2*(Essay score)

There are 49 writing questions and a max. essay score of 12, so the maximum raw writing score is 49 + 2(12) = 73.
• Registered User Posts: 62 Junior Member
it is from the blue book, the official SAT study guide from collegeboard
• Registered User Posts: 16 New Member
I agree take the average, but don't be discouraged if you got a lower score than you wanted. Remember, especially if it's not the blue book, it won't be ridiculously accurate anyway. Even then, each individual test differs- my projected score from the practice I took was ~100 points lower than my actual score. It's good to give an estimate, but take it with a grain of salt.
• Registered User Posts: 62 Junior Member
but the conversion is taken from the blue book. that's why i am confused myself.
• Registered User Posts: 58 Junior Member
The SAT Scoring Scale has information about scoring the SAT.
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