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Sagert
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It doesn't matter what SAT scores you guys have been getting on practice/real tests in the past. Everyone is capable of getting at the least a 2000 SAT score if they follow these simple steps:

1. Buy CollegeBoard's blue book with 10 practice tests for $13(new) or $7(used) on places such as Amazon. You are buying this book SOLELY for the practice tests.

2. Take a practice test a week. Don't do marathon test sessions where you take the whole test in one setting.

3. Review BOTH your right answers and your wrong ones. You review your right answers so you can identify what you're doing right and you review the wrong ones to fill gaps in your SAT knowledge.

The strategy above has been mentioned many times in the past, but this thread is a refresher.

I genuinely believe that the SAT score can be modeled by this following limit:

lim [SAT score function] = 2400

n->infinity

(Where n is the number of CollegeBoard tests you've taken and reviewed. Taking and reviewing CollegeBoard tests is the essence of Xiggi's method.)

Some optional tips to consider would be Noitaraperp's CR strategy and AcademicHacker's How to Write a 12 Essay in Just 10 Days.

Enjoy!

1. Buy CollegeBoard's blue book with 10 practice tests for $13(new) or $7(used) on places such as Amazon. You are buying this book SOLELY for the practice tests.

2. Take a practice test a week. Don't do marathon test sessions where you take the whole test in one setting.

3. Review BOTH your right answers and your wrong ones. You review your right answers so you can identify what you're doing right and you review the wrong ones to fill gaps in your SAT knowledge.

The strategy above has been mentioned many times in the past, but this thread is a refresher.

I genuinely believe that the SAT score can be modeled by this following limit:

lim [SAT score function] = 2400

n->infinity

(Where n is the number of CollegeBoard tests you've taken and reviewed. Taking and reviewing CollegeBoard tests is the essence of Xiggi's method.)

Some optional tips to consider would be Noitaraperp's CR strategy and AcademicHacker's How to Write a 12 Essay in Just 10 Days.

Enjoy!

Post edited by Sagert on

## Replies to: Secret to 2000+ SAT Score

542Member4,622Senior Member86Junior Member1. Listen at your math classes.

2. Read a book.

1,238Senior Member708Junior MemberAgreed with the first poster that the Blue Book is all one needs (some people also add DirectHits for vocabulary; personally I think that's the easy part of CR)--to quote someone from CC, the SAT is about 10% tips and tricks (which is what you get from expensive tutoring and the like, most of which is in prep books anyway) and 90% practice. I cannot stress taking practice tests enough--they give you your score goals, tell you how long it takes to finish each section, and most importantly, make you more familiar with the test structure. The SAT multiple choice is designed to trick people sometimes.

I find that many high scorers (at least on CC) are likely to finish each section about 5-10 minutes early, giving time to double-check. Even high scorers in math miss 1 or 2 sometimes because they misread the question or did something completely stupid--for writing and math, double-checking is essential. Also, if you naturally score above 2000+, don't skip questions. You probably have enough "testing intuition" to narrow the choices down to your favor.

For the essay, I've heard "quantity over quality". No verification, but I'm trying that next time.

112Junior Member369Member2,071Senior Member:(

421Junior Member112Junior MemberEdit: My brother used it, averaged 2100s for all 5 of the 11 practice tests he took, took the real SAT, and he scored a 2160. I guess that means the book is alright for practice.

129Junior Member421Junior Memberhaha definitely not..I'm taking a revolution SAT prep course (sort of wish I hadn't) right now and have been scoring around an 1800 in their practice exams, not sure how accurate they are though..

I have the blue book laying around that I"ll planning to study and finish this summer. (Freshmen currently) I"ll look into the princeton review one's. thanks

566MemberI should have mentioned that the 'SAT score function' is increasing and concave down. It does actually hit 2400(its absolute maximum) and is accurate in the short run(as long as you keep studying for the SAT).