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Old 05-21-2016
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Default UWSA 2 Percent Correct vs Score

I recently took UWSA 2 and thought that my score was relatively low compared to my cumulative percent. Was wondering what percent correct usually corresponds to what score?

I feel like there must have been something changed when they switched to 40 questions a block. I got a 88% total with a 253 score.

Anyone have any info?
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UWSA 2 for me was 254 2 weeks before the exam. UWSA 1 at the same time was 256. Real deal - 247. Took my exam at the end of march. I'd say they still overpredict
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Yes, something definitely changed. 2 weeks ago I took UWSA2 and got 262 scaled with 86% right. Needless to say, I was shocked 2 days ago when I felt like I destroyed UWSA1 and only got a 252 which was 87% correct. So yes, they've changed the scaling recently.
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Yes, something definitely changed. 2 weeks ago I took UWSA2 and got 262 scaled with 86% right. Needless to say, I was shocked 2 days ago when I felt like I destroyed UWSA1 and only got a 252 which was 87% correct. So yes, they've changed the scaling recently.
I actually emailed them and they said there might be a +/- 2 point margin of error after the change.

Feel like they might have selectively deleted the harder questions which could explain the way harsher scale.
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Interesting.. wonder why they changed it? Maybe they were aware of the "overestimate" stigma they were getting.
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