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Internet-obsessed teens collectively mourn their bad SAT scores

Shouldn't have used that No. 3 pencil.


Miles Klee


Posted on Oct 28, 2014   Updated on May 30, 2021, 7:56 am CDT

It’s a beautiful day in America—unless you’re a Twitter-addicted high school senior hoping to get into college. That’s because the latest round of SAT scores just came in, and the results are worse than … well, they got rid of the analogy section in 2005, so we’re not totally sure.

Hopes of going to college after I saw my sat scores

— Zach Ferguson (@ZachFergs) October 28, 2014

my SAT scores were so bad that I have a better chance of becoming a drug dealer than going to college

— Taylor Manfredo (@taymanfredo) October 28, 2014

starting my own college for the underprivileged SAT scorers

— mla underwood (@EmIndawoodz) October 28, 2014

me after getting my sat scores back

— Sydney Barnhart (@SydneyBarnhart1) October 28, 2014

Looking at my SAT scores like

— Holly Welch (@WelchHolly) October 28, 2014

I wasted 4 hours of my life for my sat to only go up 10 points #ihatemylife

— mackenzie goff♡ (@mack_goff) October 28, 2014

I managed to get the same exact score on this SAT as my last one😐

— Becca Gold (@BeccaGold4) October 28, 2014

me checking my sat score this morning

— Yung $aira (@fridakahlostan) October 28, 2014

My SAT scores came back…..but um…..

— hecka tired (@captaincurry_) October 28, 2014

Literally laughing at my SAT scores bye felicia hello lcc

— ドナヴァン (@donagondola) October 28, 2014

Just got my SAT scores and I wanna cry and shoot myself ok bye

— Pizza Queen (@heychanell_) October 28, 2014

I’ve accepted the fact that I’m not going to college bc of my SAT scores :-)

— karissa ♡ (@Karissa_Ramos) October 28, 2014

to my parents when my SAT scores come out today

— L E G E N D (@nouisxxgucci) October 28, 2014

McDonald’s breakfast to wipe my tears from the SAT score

— Dr. Chuckanut (@ColinCuchna) October 28, 2014

Don’t check your sat score at school or you will cry. (Like me)

— Catherine Nguyen (@chattiecathyy) October 28, 2014

Hang in there, kids, and remember:

Your SAT score doesn’t define you

— Elijah Jones (@ElijahJones_22) October 28, 2014

Plus, you did better than any normal adult would have.

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*First Published: Oct 28, 2014, 2:58 pm CDT