I've tried the SAT twice so far, once with no prep and second time with minimal prep. 2070 first try, second try was May 1, still waiting. I plan on taking it again this June 5, so I got the Barron's SAT book to practice in. I wanted the Blue Book or Barron's 2400, but neither was available at the book store, so I just got this. I tried a few sections in the practice test and read a couple pages in the beginning, and it definitely seems more difficult than the SAT (a good thing in my books) - plus, I've noticed that most/all of my mistakes in CR are due to vocabulary shortage (even though I'm not low on vocab at all) and my Math mistakes are just dumb (seriously, there's no shortage in technique, it's just stupid arithmetic mistakes/not reading the question correctly) so I plan on correcting those.
Anyway, is the Barron adequate? Or should I also get the Blue Book? The 3500 word list here really looks good, should help loads if I manage most of it, and I've heard Barron's Math is the best. I need minimal if any practice on the writing section - maybe just a couple examples for future use.
I'm aiming for anywhere between a 2300 and 2400, by the way, and I really feel that I can get 800's on M and W easily - just need a good CR boost (quick, efficient reader, can understand just about everything - maybe come across 1 or 2 questions on the whole CR that I have no clue how to answer - just those vocab mistakes..)