All posts tagged SAT

Redesign of the SAT

The College Board announced a couple weeks ago that it will be redesigning the SAT. It’s something that, many say, has been long overdue. In the past, I’ve mentioned that there were plans to redesign the SAT to align itself with the Common Core standards, though if this has anything to do with that, I’m […]

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The Numbers and Statistics of College Readiness

College readiness is a term frequently thrown around by high school teachers, media outlets, and your government representatives looking to pass legislation in a botched attempt to fix our education system, and those annoying motivational speakers who get paid to tell you why you should go to college. But if there’s anything that numbers and […]

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The Class of 2013 Didn’t Quite Meet Up to Standards (Either)

Last year, the College Board reported a drop in SAT scores from the Class of 2012┬ácompared to the year before, showing that only 43% of high school graduates were ready for college. For the Class of 2013, scores remained virtually unchanged. This is making the College Board a little peeved and are now marking the […]

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The SAT and the Common Core

Ok, so I just ripped that title off the College Board‘s site, but hopefully they won’t mind. In a press release, they announced that they would be adjusting their tests to align with the CCSS. Other standardized tests will be doing the same, though what will this mean for those who aren’t in the public […]

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