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Really don't understand
« on: September 01, 2009, 07:49:42 PM »
Really don't understand the sudden drop in scores. It's almost ridiculous.  raw scores went from 90s to 86 87s.

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Re: Really don't understand
« Reply #1 on: September 01, 2009, 10:13:47 PM »
how frequently are you taking tests?

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Re: Really don't understand
« Reply #2 on: September 01, 2009, 10:31:49 PM »
i started my "boot camp"

been taking PTs everyday except this past sunday. I'm taking a break tomorrow. and plan on reviewing LR questions.

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Re: Really don't understand
« Reply #3 on: September 01, 2009, 10:36:49 PM »
only explanation for a decline or incline, suddenly, is the amount you are guessing or "leaning" correctly or incorrectly...

if you take a a handful of preptests with 5 sections and use your lowest scoring section and preclude your highest scoring section (worst case scenerio) when scoring yourself then you shouldnt be more than a 4-5 point range.

I can't tell you how many times people tell me they scored a 170 on a preptest then go take the actual test and get 155. Sometimes luck is on your side and sometimes its not by why ever leave it up to fate?

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Re: Really don't understand
« Reply #4 on: September 01, 2009, 11:04:00 PM »
how frequently are you taking tests?

^ That.

Ease off the PTs. Give yourself a break. Breath deeply and resume.

More is not necessarily better. I learned this the hard way for my first sitting.

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Re: Really don't understand
« Reply #5 on: September 01, 2009, 11:34:57 PM »
i started my "boot camp"

been taking PTs everyday except this past sunday. I'm taking a break tomorrow. and plan on reviewing LR questions.

Thales is right.  Take a few days off.