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Predicted SAT score from PSAT?

PurpleTurtlePurpleTurtle Registered User Posts: 161 Junior Member
edited December 2012 in SAT Preparation
I just got my PSAT score...CR 78, M 80, W 76, total 234. Is this a good indicator on what I may have gotten on the Dec. SAT? If so...what can I expect?
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Replies to: Predicted SAT score from PSAT?

  • Flare12345neoFlare12345neo User Awaiting Email Confirmation Posts: 826 Member
    idk but i took the SAT Oct 4 with 2100, 710 CR, 690 M, and 700 M.
    When I took my PSAT's later that month, I got a meager 196 with 63 CR, 69 M, 64 W :(
  • elaslawekelaslawek Registered User Posts: 1,137 Senior Member
    Im getting my PSAT results tomorrow.
  • bluewatermelonbluewatermelon Registered User Posts: 733 Member
    psat scores prove nothing.

    i got a 2310 on the sat.
    240 on psat.

    big difference.
  • reeya92reeya92 Registered User Posts: 85 Junior Member
    The curve for the PSAT is really rough. That'll help you get higher on the real SAT
  • lllkllllllklll Registered User Posts: 466 Member
    I think everyone's PSAT scores are lower than their SAT scores, on average.

    My PSAT scores are lower than my SAT, and four of my friends' PSAT scores are lower (I only know both the PSAT and SAT scores of four people).

    And it makes sense.

    The average intelligence of all PSAT takers is higher than the average intelligence, on average, of any month's SAT takers. Only decently smart people and above spend the time taking the PSAT, whereas everyone has to take the ACT/SAT (who's going to college).

    And if you're good at writing SAT essays, your writing should improve to an 800. So if you take the SAT 2-3 times, I think you have a VERY good chance at getting a 2400 superscore, and even a 2400 single sitting.
  • bluewatermelonbluewatermelon Registered User Posts: 733 Member
    how do you explain me then? i seriously can't believe i got a perfect psat, it's too bad colleges can't see that...
  • fortifyfortify Registered User Posts: 1,161 Senior Member
    Well its hard to predict for someone to get a 240 psat because you are almost bound to get lower
  • Smile614Smile614 Registered User Posts: 1,530 Senior Member
    It won't be wayyy different. 100 points difference maybe (might go up/down)

    You'll probably get 2200+
    But who knows..good luck

    Good job on your PSAT!! Great score!
  • srrinathsrrinath Registered User Posts: 2,363 Senior Member
    i had either a 202 or 203 for my psat but i'm predicting a 2300+ for my SAT december administration. so really i think there's no link. unless of course you do no prep and all the other conditions are the same. in that case, some would sat SAT = PSAT * 10
  • jfl2010jfl2010 Registered User Posts: 98 Junior Member
    Here is an interesting point of view

    Lets say that you scored a 194 on the 2008 PSAT. By the report, that would mean you scored at the 94th percentile. So then lets assume that you are a student around the 94th percentile on the SAT as well. That would mean that on the 2007 SAT you would have scored around 2040. Not an exact science, but close enough to guess your expected results on the SAT.

    If you google "2007 SAT percentile results" you can find the chart published by collegeboard that details the percentile rankings for 2007 results.
  • hokage12hokage12 - Posts: 86 Junior Member
    1st psat -151
    Sat 6 months later - 2280 (800M, 800W, 680 CR)
  • MITman200MITman200 Registered User Posts: 15 New Member
    yea this is a good idicator
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