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I heard that reading the economist helps

LobzzLobzz Registered User Posts: 1,970 Senior Member
okay, im taking the SATs one last time in may. for transfer reasons. I heard that reading the economist and such significantly helps with increasing your CR score. Is this true??? Im at 570 now and im dieing to bring it up to the 680-730 range. any truth to that? im also memorizing 40 vocab words a day now.
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Replies to: I heard that reading the economist helps

  • 112358112358 Registered User Posts: 1,944 Senior Member
    It's not going to automatically boost you up 100 points, but it'll help. Practice tests are the most important thing to do. Vocab will be a big help as well.
  • python38python38 Registered User Posts: 1,304 Senior Member
    Please don't take this as a flame, and I know a lot of people tend to write differently on the Internet, but you might want to brush up your grammar a little.

    Good luck :). And, yes, it's true.
  • LobzzLobzz Registered User Posts: 1,970 Senior Member
    whats wrong with my grammar? i got 4 mistakes on the writing portion of the SAT.:)
  • LobzzLobzz Registered User Posts: 1,970 Senior Member
    oh, if you meant the "any truth to that part". I made a mistake by asking the same question twice. Thats all.
  • python38python38 Registered User Posts: 1,304 Senior Member
    o right. just guessin. lolz ;) 4 mistakez onli iz ace.
  • LobzzLobzz Registered User Posts: 1,970 Senior Member
    but then again, i had an 8 on the essay which pulled the score down to a 660. Aiming for a 12 and no more than a couple of mistakes.
  • python38python38 Registered User Posts: 1,304 Senior Member
    If you post your essay in a new thread, I'm sure there'll be some people willing to give some suggestions as to how you could improve it. Also, check out the thread titled "How To Write a 12 Essay in 10 Days" or something.
  • LobzzLobzz Registered User Posts: 1,970 Senior Member
    yeah, im doing my best to improve my essay score. I know I can do it. The thing is, i'm afraid i might have come off as a bit hostile in my last essay. This time i'll make sure my examples are perfect.I'll definitely have a look at the "formula" for writing essays as well, lol.
  • SwaGGeReRSwaGGeReR Registered User Posts: 942 Member
    lol "dieing" = dying
  • steamedricesteamedrice Registered User Posts: 119 Junior Member
    The Economist can help but practice helps more, I've found.
  • tim739`tim739` Registered User Posts: 228 Junior Member
    PM me your essay Lobzz and give me examples of questions you typically miss on the CR and I'll help you out.
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