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kormybear

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I thought the test was more challenging than normal.  I thought the last two games were tough, and I think that a lot of people were rushed on the reading this time.  What do you think the scale is?  I'm thinking I missed between 12 and 18.  What do you all think the scale will look like?

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Re: Scale: Minus-8 = 175 Minus-13 = 170. Minus-20 = 165. Your thoughts?
« Reply #1 on: October 04, 2008, 04:08:53 PM »
i think the one you said is generous.  -10 or -11 maybe for 170?

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Re: Scale: Minus-8 = 175 Minus-13 = 170. Minus-20 = 165. Your thoughts?
« Reply #2 on: October 04, 2008, 04:09:28 PM »
I have no idea how many I answered correctly/incorrectly.

I won't even speculate.

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Re: Scale: Minus-8 = 175 Minus-13 = 170. Minus-20 = 165. Your thoughts?
« Reply #3 on: October 04, 2008, 04:11:20 PM »
That is a very generous curve.  I'd say -6=175, -11=170, -18=165

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Re: Scale: Minus-8 = 175 Minus-13 = 170. Minus-20 = 165. Your thoughts?
« Reply #4 on: October 04, 2008, 04:16:48 PM »
I thought LR were on par, and while RC was incredibly nuanced, I don't think the passages themselves were particularly tricky. It won't be -20 for 165 though. I've only seen a curve like that once, and it was for a test in the 90s where a -14 or -16 was a 170. I would guess straight up -10 for 170.

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Re: Scale: Minus-8 = 175 Minus-13 = 170. Minus-20 = 165. Your thoughts?
« Reply #5 on: October 04, 2008, 04:22:23 PM »
yeah, that curve is way too generous. I think -10 = 170, -6 = 175.

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Re: Scale: Minus-8 = 175 Minus-13 = 170. Minus-20 = 165. Your thoughts?
« Reply #6 on: October 04, 2008, 04:25:13 PM »
To be honest it wouldn't seem strange to me to see a -13 curve for a 170 nor a -8 curve for a 170.


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Re: Scale: Minus-8 = 175 Minus-13 = 170. Minus-20 = 165. Your thoughts?
« Reply #7 on: October 04, 2008, 04:31:09 PM »
I thought that the RC was more difficult than normal, plus the logic game with the bus/city routes seemed harder than most of the other recent games.

I guess -12 for 170 (hoping more than guessing, maybe)

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Re: Scale: Minus-8 = 175 Minus-13 = 170. Minus-20 = 165. Your thoughts?
« Reply #8 on: October 04, 2008, 04:33:01 PM »
I just hope its generous....I'm not even being greedy. The way that test went, I'm just hoping to break 160  :(

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Re: Scale: Minus-8 = 175 Minus-13 = 170. Minus-20 = 165. Your thoughts?
« Reply #9 on: October 04, 2008, 04:37:41 PM »
I just hope its generous....I'm not even being greedy. The way that test went, I'm just hoping to break 160  :(

I feel exactly the same way. Funny, I was aiming for 170+, but now I'm just aiming for a decent score that will get me into slightly above average schools  :-[

Regardless, I hope the scale is that generous, but I doubt it.