What month is the best SAT curve?

For most, this would be in October, January or June. You can study all summer for the October test, over winter break for the January test and after AP tests for the June tests.

Is May SAT easier?

June SAT students scored 4.3 raw points higher than similar students taking the May SAT and almost 6.8 points higher than those taking the December SAT. We might say that the December test was 22% easier than June [6.8 / 30.7 = 22%].

Do SAT scores get curved?

Contrary to what you may believe, there is no SAT curve. This means your SAT score will never be affected by how other test takers perform on the test.

Is a 1530 a good SAT score?

A 1530 SAT is an excellent score and will make you highly competitive for pretty much any school that you choose, including the Ivies.

Which SAT test is the hardest?

Since it has the hardest scale for both sections of the test, it should come as no surprise that we think Practice Test #3 is clearly the toughest official SAT practice test.

Is May SAT the hardest?

Exactly. The May SAT. The May SAT is not actually easier, but for many students who struggled in March, it feels easier. Whether the experience of their first attempt inspired them to prepare more diligently or to be even more careful on test day, that first experience contributes to success on the second try.

Is it better to take the SAT in May or June?

We recommend taking the SAT for the first time in the spring of your junior year and again in the Fall before college application deadlines. Most students who retake the SAT raise their score, and some students even take it more than twice.

What percentage is a 1480 on the SAT?

A score of 1480 rocks. You’re a top one percenter now. It places you in the top 99th percentile nationally out of the 1.7 million test takers of the SAT entrance exam.

Can I get into MIT with 1530?

The 25th percentile New SAT score is 1500, and the 75th percentile SAT score is 1570. In other words, a 1500 places you below average, while a 1570 will move you up to above average. There’s no absolute SAT requirement at MIT, but they really want to see at least a 1500 to have a chance at being considered.