"This is a tool designed for admission officers to view a student's academic accomplishment in the context of where they live and learn," said a spokeswoman for the College Board.
By Scott Jaschik, Inside Higher Ed
The scheme in which wealthy parents allegedly bribed their children's way into top schools also has highlighted deeper concerns about the fairness of using SAT and ACT tests — gatekeepers for a U.S. admissions system already seen as favoring wealth…
By Carolyn Thompson, Associated Press
On Saturday, college hopefuls took a brand new SAT, marking the first time in over a decade the test curriculum has undergone major changes. While scores will still be submitted with many an application, there is growing skepticism of their…
By PBS NewsHour
WASHINGTON — Not so tricky. More straightforward. Guessing allowed. The newly redesigned SAT college entrance exam that debuts nationally Saturday is getting good reviews from some of the students who took it early this week.
By Jennifer C. Kerr, Associated Press
By PBS NewsHour
The scores for the SAT this year were at the lowest they have been since the exam was overhauled a decade ago. Bloomberg education reporter Janet Lorin joins Alison Stewart for more on the dramatic dip in scores.
By Kyla Calvert Mason
SAT scores for college hopefuls that took the exam in October are out. That is, unless the test taker is a resident of China or South Korea. Concerns over cheating have the College Board and the Educational Testing Service, the…
The College Board announced a partial overhaul of the SAT, slated to take effect in the spring of 2016, which will eliminate the mandatory essay, revert to a top score of 1600 and create new fee waivers for lower-income students,…
By April Brown
One of the most frequently taken college admission exams in America has just undergone a significant makeover. The College Board, which administers the SAT, announced Wednesday the first major changes to the test since 2005. The changes, which will not…
A nice SAT or ACT score may end up paying dividends even after college graduation.
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