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does collegeboard not like dotted i's with hearts?


Replies to: does collegeboard not like dotted i's with hearts?

  • GIMEurSTRESballZGIMEurSTRESballZ Registered User Posts: 1,470 Member
    thats a very manly way to write OPx2. it proves our genders laziness :p :
    "Wait I have to memorize FIFTY-SIX different shapes to write? screw that...just show me one"

    as for making hearts faster than dots, i dont believe you. a dot is a dot. hell, half the time i dont even dot my i's and i always double cross two t's in a row. but i think CB could care less. i did write "i <3 SATs" in the bottom right of my essay b/c CB is a narcissistic establishment and i wanted a 12. it worked btw...3 point increase with no test prep
  • LesOsLesOs Registered User Posts: 4,545 Senior Member
    Heh... that's funny. I always write math jokes on my math exams =)
    My teacher gets a kick out of it though... I hope...
  • foolonthehill161foolonthehill161 Registered User Posts: 744 Member
    The trick is to make the hearts look like they're really quadrilaterals or hexagons.
  • x___infatuationx___infatuation Registered User Posts: 320 Junior Member
    GIMEurSTRESballZ, it does because I draw the heart really fast first and I automatically draw the line part straight down. I could probably change it to a circle though, but I'm really used to making some sort of loopy thing as my dot so it's really hard to change my habit... And yeah, my hearts are tiny.
  • leah377leah377 Registered User Posts: 3,834 Senior Member
    in all honesty, i'd think it was obnoxious unless you're an awesome writer.

    haha it would be a kinda interesting experiment..take the SAT twice and dot your i's with hearts once and dots the next time..see how much your scorer feels the love and compare..
  • citygirlsmomcitygirlsmom - Posts: 13,158 Senior Member
    I would recommend getting rid of the hearts, its cute and all, but immature...and it appears like you don't take the test seriouslly

    I imagine a person getting a thank you note from someone and seeing little hearts, i would assume the person was in middle school

    If you want to leave the impression of being a mature young woman, you will drop the hearts and save them for special occassions
  • MarsdenMarsden Registered User Posts: 654 Member
    I think you should add cute little sketches of puppy dogs and kitty cats LOL
  • aarosurfaarosurf Registered User Posts: 660 Member
    is this a serious thread?
  • x___infatuationx___infatuation Registered User Posts: 320 Junior Member
    Um, yeah it's a serious thread and I didn't expect people to be so sarcastic (I just wanted to know if I really should change it) =/. Sorry...
  • aarosurfaarosurf Registered User Posts: 660 Member
    haha its fine. in that case, i doubt they will care that much. the only thing bad i can see happening is the grader having a bias against heart dots and not scoring you as high because of that reason. my english teacher last year was a college board grader and from what i understand she said they grade strictly on content.
  • fengshuibundifengshuibundi User Awaiting Email Confirmation Posts: 832 Member
    Um taking the test seriously? Who would take it seriously anyway!?

    And ewww who wants to be a mature young man or woman!? I never want to be "mature" in the sense most people use it - boring. Seriously now. I think it's cute and amusing and really not a big deal. I'd get a kick out of it.

    Gosh everyone here is so uptight... And ummm that's a great assumption citygirlsmom... Honestly as long as you're confident in your writing ability there shouldn't be a difference.

    Slash I'd much rather see your purty handwriting with <3s than some of my friends' superslanted and impossible to read handwriting.

    <3 <3 <3 the establishment can bite me <3 <3 <3
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