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For those who had a score increase

Posted: Thu Nov 15, 2012 7:34 pm
by nosleeptillsuccess
When you got a score increase.. was it an overnight type thing?

Like did you have a 150 on one exam then 160 or something on the next...

Basically I took 10 PTs and im scoring in 150s and I got a tutor the other day... he helped out a bunch and I'm taking another test tomorrow.. Just wanted to see if anyone out there has had some overnight success

:)

Re: For those who had a score increase

Posted: Thu Nov 15, 2012 7:56 pm
by MustacheMarshall
FWIW, my score increases in PTs were pretty much overnight (after some work).

I took Dec 2011 and got a 166 after PTing around that.

I decided to retake in Oct 2012 and didn't really start studying until August because of work. For the first 4-5 weeks, I was still PTing around 167-168 and was really pissed that I wasn't doing any better. I basically went through all the PTs I had taken and made a list of all the question types I was getting wrong. After I realized there were only 3-4 types I consistently got wrong, I spent maybe an hour learning how to do those. Next PT, I got a 174 and never went lower than 170 after that (including test day when I got a 171).

Not a drastic increase, but those 5 points made a huge difference. AND that jump was made in the last couple weeks before the test, so there's definitely still hope if you're taking in December!