Category Archives: SAT

Taking the SAT in Hong Kong

Source: WSJ, Oct 2013 On a Saturday earlier this month, he said, a sea of 10,000 test-takers flooded their exam hall, while anxious parents waited outside. The crowd was so large that more than 600 staff were required to organize the event and manage its movements, he said. Advertisements

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Free online SAT Prep

Source: CK12 website, date indeterminate

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FREE SAT Tutoring for Duke TIP & PSAT/FL Scholarships

Since Duke TIP and the Florida Scholarships require high SAT scores, the (proposed) charter school plans to provide FREE SAT tutoring during the MS and HS years, with a limit of 1 semester of SAT tutoring each for MS and HS respectively. Our goal is to: help every eligible MS student earn Duke TIP state …

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2012 OCPS Schools’ SAT Mean Scores

Source: FL Department of Education, date indeterminate 2012 OCPS Schools’ SAT Mean Scores (sorted from high to low) FL’s Top 10 Schools as Measured by SAT Scores

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SAT Scores of Private Schools’ 12th Graders and Ivy League Schools

Source: TP website, date indeterminate TP’s 75th percentile: 2090 TP Class of 2013 SAT Scores (the 75th percentile is 2080) and college acceptances (click on the image for the source) Source: LHPS website, date indeterminate LHPS’s 75th percentile: 1990 Ivy League Students’ SAT Scores (click HERE for the source), date indeterminate Brown’s 25th percentile: 1920 …

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Doing Well on the SAT Essay

Source: ABC News, Nov 2010 MIT’s Perelman is a longtime critic of the SAT essay and how it is scored. He agrees with Milo and says length is the single most important determining factor in a student’s score: the longer the essay, the higher the score. But Perelman has also broken out several other factors …

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