I probably started this thing off, but slypie: I'm not that bothered if you say my 89th percentile score is crap, I'm too lazy to take offence.
Zoraster: liked your post on American education.
Sbailey: thanks for defending me and my SAT scores.
And I actually like the education system in America, or else I wouldn't have bothered completing the n pages of aplication material for Harvard. what annoyed me a bit was that I applied early and was put on a wait list for about 6 months. Just though it's be nice to find out sooner either yes or no.