October SAT scores are out today, and that always means a prodigious increase in traffic to this site. Unfortunately, most of you first-timers are probably not here because you're ecstatic about your SAT scores. If that's the case, I'm genuinely sorry to hear it. I hope I can help you turn that around.
Aside from the Reading, Math, and Writing collection posts linked at the top of the blog, I figured I'd point out a few places that might serve well as jumping-in points.
- PWN the SAT Q&A. This is a Tumblr blog where you can ask me specific questions about questions you're struggling with. You can also ask for more generalized advice, but please know that I don't know you all that well, so be as specific as you can if you want a specific answer. One rule: submit one question at a time please. It's fine if you submit a bunch of different questions, as long as they're each in their own submission so I can spread the work of answering them out a little bit.
- Score Choice FAQ. If you're wondering how Score Choice works, and how to best present yourself as you finalize your application, you might find some help here.
- Philosophy. This is a collection of my musings about the test (in no particular order). I have a lot to say about it.
- You might also want to try some free diagnostic drills to give you a head start on prepping for the next test, especially if you're planning on taking the November test: