What is considered a "good" SAT score nowadays?

I just got my October SAT scores back, and I'm wondering how good they really are. I'm at least in the top 25 percentile in each area, with an overall score of 1810. This good enough for college applications, or should I give it another go?
 
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Posted on Oct. 26th, 2008

Well it depends on what schools you are applying to as well.

Example: SUNY binghamton has an average of about 1300 (out of 1600)

To check if your score is in the range of a school you are applying to check out collegeboard.com

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Posted on Oct. 24th, 2008

If you are a junior, you should certainly take it again. I just got my scores as well (I'm a junior), I got a 1920, and I'm certainly taking it at least one more time.

If you are a senior you CAN if you want, depending on the school you are going to. 1810 is pretty good. Average is around 1500.

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Posted on Oct. 29th, 2008

That is a good score! Colleges will look at that, but they will also look at GPA, classes taken, extra-curricular activities, etc. Your college admission is rarely ever based solely on SAT or ACT scores.

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Posted on Oct. 24th, 2008

That is a great score, but you should always take it again. It can't hurt you so you may as well give it another go.

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299 IKU
Posted on Oct. 25th, 2008

Hey, my some of my eight grade friends took the SAT along with me and there average was 1700, so I'm thinking that scores abit bad, but I'm really nerdy, so I might be wrong.

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