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    Just a question about bubbling, do you have to bubble the whole circle, or will the machine pick up if it is not completely bubbled - just being precautious here.

    Also can you use mechanical pencils too.
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    (Original post by fnatic NateDestiel)
    Just a question about bubbling, do you have to bubble the whole circle, or will the machine pick up if it is not completely bubbled - just being precautious here.

    Also can you use mechanical pencils too.
    You can use a mechanical pencil so long as it is a regular number 2 pencil (HB, in other words).

    Refer to: http://sat.collegeboard.org/register...-day-checklist

    Don't know the answer to your former question, though.
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    (Original post by pbunny)
    You can use a mechanical pencil so long as it is a regular number 2 pencil (HB, in other words).

    Refer to: http://sat.collegeboard.org/register...-day-checklist

    Don't know the answer to your former question, though.

    ok ty
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    (Original post by pbunny)
    You can use a mechanical pencil so long as it is a regular number 2 pencil (HB, in other words).
    You can't use a mechanical pencil, because apparently it's possible to cheat with it! They won't let you use it!

    And yes, you have to shade the circle darkly and completely, it will be given in the instructions.
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    (Original post by ForlornUnicorn)
    You can't use a mechanical pencil, because apparently it's possible to cheat with it! They won't let you use it!

    And yes, you have to shade the circle darkly and completely, it will be given in the instructions.
    Seriously? I personally know people who wrote their essays with mechanical pencils.....
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    (Original post by ForlornUnicorn)
    You can't use a mechanical pencil, because apparently it's possible to cheat with it! They won't let you use it!

    And yes, you have to shade the circle darkly and completely, it will be given in the instructions.
    Oh right thank you, I will check with ETS/SAT. Ok thanks.
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    (Original post by pbunny)
    Seriously? I personally know people who wrote their essays with mechanical pencils.....
    http://sat.collegeboard.org/scores/s...uality-control

    Scroll down a bit, everything is there. Better be safe than sorry.

    I've taken the SAT 3 times and the Subject Tests 2 times, and mechanical pencils were NEVER allowed. It was even read in the instructions.
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    (Original post by ForlornUnicorn)
    http://sat.collegeboard.org/scores/s...uality-control

    Scroll down a bit, everything is there. Better be safe than sorry.

    I've taken the SAT 3 times and the Subject Tests 2 times, and mechanical pencils were NEVER allowed. It was even read in the instructions.
    Thanks! I wonder how they got away with it. I guess the invigilator wasn't strict enough.
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    (Original post by ForlornUnicorn)
    http://sat.collegeboard.org/scores/s...uality-control

    Scroll down a bit, everything is there. Better be safe than sorry.

    I've taken the SAT 3 times and the Subject Tests 2 times, and mechanical pencils were NEVER allowed. It was even read in the instructions.
    How do you even cheat with a pencil lmao :?
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    (Original post by fnatic NateDestiel)
    How do you even cheat with a pencil lmao :?
    With the mechanical pencil, you could store papers in the lead compartment or something. Or at least that's what they told me when I asked.

    Other than that, filling in the circles takes longer too, since the lead in a mechanical pencil is thinner.

    None of this matters, though, you're not supposed to use it and that's it. I'm not making this up.
 
 
 
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