SAT To Contain 'Adversity Score' Based On Environment Student Grew Up InThe factors in the "adversity score" include the student's local crime rate, poverty rate, whether the student has a single parent, median income and the availability of AP classes.
Insiders Share Tips On Navigating The College Admissions Process: 'What's Really Important'You don't need to be a multi-millionaire for your child to get into a good university. Insiders are sharing pointers on how to stand out in the admissions process without breaking the bank or the law.
The Ones For Justice Takes Closer Look At Secrecy Behind Organization In Charge Of The SAT, ACTA nonprofit known as The College Board administers the exams worldwide. Three of its administrators and proctors were charged in "Operation Varsity Blues."
After Admissions Scandal Lawmaker Wants To Eliminate SATThere is no serious talk in Texas at this time of banning the SAT.
Students, Parents And Texas Governor Weigh In On College Admissions Scandal"I worked pretty hard throughout this college process and all the work that I’ve put into it on the ACT and all of that stuff seems like it’s kind of going to waste," high school student Caleb Shirk said.
Thousands Want SAT Rescored After Lower-Than-Normal ResultsThousands of students and parents in North Texas and across the country are demanding a rescore of the June SAT, saying the company that gave the test scored them unfairly.
College Board To Boost SAT Security GloballyThe firm that oversees registrations for the SAT college entrance exam is boosting security around the world following test-stealing and other cheating in recent years.
New SAT Exam Taken By Nearly 1.4 M Students, No Scores YetHigh school students don't appear to have been scared off by the newly redesigned SAT college entrance exam.
Early Test Takers Say New SAT Isn't So TrickyNot so tricky. More straightforward. Guessing allowed. The newly redesigned SAT college entrance exam that debuts nationally on Saturday is getting good reviews from some of the students who took it early this week.
Texas SAT Scores Lowest In More Than 2 DecadesTexas high school students taking the SAT have posted the lowest scores in more than two decades, showing decreases across the board and mirroring a nationwide decline.
Free SAT Prep Program Goes OnlineThe College Board gave access to the revamped SAT to Khan Academy, which has developed quizzes and interactive tests that will be accessible to anyone with internet access.
A Redesigned SAT Will Debut In Spring 2016The College Board, who administers the SAT, announced earlier this year they are giving the exam a major overhaul and cite eight specific changes.
Average Texas SAT Math Scores Fall To 22-Year LowAverage statewide math scores on the SAT college entrance exam fell to 495 for this year's high school graduating class, the lowest score since 1992.
Class Of 2014 SAT Scores Remain StagnantThe College Board, which administers the test, says scores from the Class of 2014 were virtually unchanged from other recent classes. Overall, the mean score in reading was 497.
New SAT: The Essay Portion Is To Become Optional Essay optional. No penalties for wrong answers. The SAT college entrance exam is undergoing sweeping revisions. Changes in the annual test that millions of students take will also do away with some vocabulary words.