Question regarding scores

spada100
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Question regarding scores

Postby spada100 » Mon May 25, 2015 12:25 am

Hello,

Just out of curiosity, what scores do ya'll get at first then with a lot of practice, achieve a 170+?

Thanks.

Joseph

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Re: Question regarding scores

Postby PoopNpants » Mon May 25, 2015 9:15 pm

If you mean by diagnostic, it varies but most i've seen range in the 150s I think that's pretty typical for high scorers
Don't put too much stock in the diagnostic though and just work hard and prep accordingly

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Auxilio
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Re: Question regarding scores

Postby Auxilio » Tue May 26, 2015 11:53 pm

So much of your diagnostic to real score difference is going to depend on your previous familiarity with logic (formal and less formal) and how you perform in stressful situations.

I got a 175 on diagnostic but had taken a couple formal logic courses (because they were easy, have a fairly logical mind), did some programming, and in general had a lot of little logical things like I used to play Sudoku religiously. Also spend a lot of time reading academic texts which prepared me for RC.
I only scored 173 on test day though, and there are lots of people who had diagnostics under 160 who walked away with a higher score.

TL;DR it does not really matter what your diagnostic is, aim high.




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