SAT is Now, Past Tense december. First of all of the, a blast was had by me; enjoyed every 2nd of today’s SAT experience. Did we get the ‘perfect score?’
BUT, if my score doesn’t go up in math after all those full hours of hard work (which had been hugely fun, I might include), I do not know what to state. I plead dyscalculia.
Reading and Writing this time around? I felt focused and strong, though maybe not ‘perfect.’ It was more like, ‘Ok, that felt good’ — with little bit of ‘hmmmmm….. not sure about a few of the relevant questions,’ sprinkled on top.
Except for my essay — on the essay, I felt sure. I felt strong and confident — like I summoned my very best SAT self — and she showed up wrote that essay about Tim O’Brien with passion and vigor — plus in a proper ‘SAT’ format (I think). I linked back repeatedly to my thesis (that I had written on the top of my test booklet, lest We forget).
I wove in sophisticated vocabulary (including a well placed ‘jingoistic’); used varied sentence structure and punctuation (semicolons and dashes included), and then I wrapped it with the counter example and a strong conclusion.
But, the essay is the one subjective section of the test that is whole. That said, if my readers don’t notice that I aced that essay, then we quit on standardized writing. No, actually, i am blaming the graders. Yes, I will blame the graders if I don’t come out of this SAT with at least an 11.
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