How to get a 1600 on the SAT

College Board says that the SAT tests raw intelligence, but that’s a lie. The SAT is a game, and if you learn how to play it, you can get a perfect score with minimal stress.

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Feeling sad because you didn’t get in? It’s going to be okay.


When I was in high school, I thought college admissions made or break my entire life. Whenever I would read posts on MITAdmissions about my life was not over and how I would still be okay, I would cynically think, “How would you know? You go to MIT. Would you still be saying the same thing if you didn’t?” I know my personal words may ring hollow, so here’s some profiles of people I know who were rejected from HYPSM, and they’re happy with their lives now.

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