MY SAT ONLINE SCORE REPORT
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NOT AN OFFICIAL SCORE REPORT
Understanding Your Score Report
Using Your Online Score Report
This online score report provides you with details on your testresults. Use it to understand your academic strengths andareas or improvement. It’s a tool to help you prepare or theopportunities college oers you.Remember, this is not an ocial score report. You still needto have ocial score reports sent to the colleges in which youare interested.Learn how well you did on each section o the test:Your Critical Reading Score: see page 3Your Mathematics Score: see page 4Your Writing Score: see page 5Ater you get your scores, you might want to compare themto last year’s
o students who took theSAT. You can nd details on
,grade point average (GPA) in high school and more.
When you took the SAT, you may have indicated some col-leges that you wanted to receive your scores. Once you’vereviewed your scores, you might want to send them to ad-ditional colleges and/or scholarship programs.
Understanding Your Score Report
SAT scores are reported on a 200–800 scale. The writingsection has
or the essay (2–12 scale) and ormultiple-choice questions (20–80 scale).
how Your Test Is Scored
Your scores tell college admissions ocers how well youdid, compared with other members o the graduating classo students who took the SAT. The mean (or average) scoreis approximately 500 in each o the three sections—criticalreading, mathematics, and writing. A score o 500 shows thatyou scored better than about hal o the students who tookthe test.Your SAT score reports include
to help admissions ocers evaluate your scores.The percentiles show how your scores compare to those oother members o the graduating class o students who tookthe SAT. The ranges estimate how your scores might vary, iyou took the test several times in a short period o time.Keep in mind that colleges use more than your SAT scoreswhen making admissions decisions. This is only one actor;your high school record, essays, recommendations, interviews,and extracurricular activities also play an important role.
Wo Takes te SAT?
Here is some inormation about the students in last year’sgraduating class who took the SAT:
consider themselves to be in racial minorities.
are the rst in their amilies to apply to college.
come rom countries other than the U.S.
Sould I Take te SAT Again?
A majority o students take the SAT more than once, usuallyor the rst time in the spring o their junior year and thenagain in the all o their senior year.Taking the SAT again may be to your advantage. Now thatyou’re amiliar with it, you’re more prepared or the types oquestions on the test. You’re also more comortable with thetest-taking process, including time constraints.I you take the test again, how might your scores change?Detailed eedback, based on your actual scores, is availableon the ollowing pages o this score report.
Preparing for Your Next SAT
The best way to prepare or the SAT is to take challenginghigh school classes, read extensively, and practice writing asoten as possible.For additional ways to prepare or the SAT, review practicequestions and approaches in the SAT Preparation Center
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