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How Would You Have Done On The First SAT Ever?

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 06.16.2014 | Politics

The SAT has gone through a number of changes throughout the years. The latest changes to the exam, set to debut in spring 2016, include a return t...

The ACT Is Making Big Changes

AP | KIMBERLY HEFLING | Posted 06.06.2014 | College

WASHINGTON (AP) — The popular ACT college admissions exam is broadening how it reports students' scores. The exam's traditional 36-point scale rema...

Can We Just Get Rid Of The SAT, Already?

Kaitlyn Kaminski | Posted 07.01.2014 | Teen
Kaitlyn Kaminski

I will be taking the SATs in June and have prepared for months taking numerous practice tests, which still will not guarantee how well I will do. It seems like the questions on both the SAT and ACT get more and more outrageous every year.

Joy Resmovits

Will The New SAT Be A) Shorter B) Harder C) Less Literary D) All Of The Above?

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 04.16.2014 | Politics

The College Board on Wednesday released blueprints for a redesigned SAT test, giving an early first look at what's in store for many students with col...

The American Curiosity Crisis

Gary R. Gruber, Ph.D. | Posted 06.10.2014 | Education
Gary R. Gruber, Ph.D.

Everybody is scrambling for the quick answer, or wanting to know how to beat a test, which incidentally doesn't work.

The Truth Behind the Spin on the Changes to the SAT

Bev Taylor | Posted 05.27.2014 | College
Bev Taylor

Every 10 years, the College Board makes significant changes to the test that has been around since 1926, the test that has been notorious for putting stress on students for generations. Let's cover some history of the SAT. In 1959, in walks the ACT as an upstart competitor to the SAT...

Defending the SAT. Really.

Patrick O'Connor | Posted 05.20.2014 | College
Patrick O'Connor

Past changes to SAT (originally an aptitude test) have made it a little more like the ACT (an achievement test), and these new changes are likely to make it even more so. If these changes really make them alike, fewer students will take both tests, leading to less time on testing and test prep, and more time on going to school. That's a win.

My Problem With The New SAT

Jasmine Han | Posted 05.10.2014 | Teen
Jasmine Han

The redesign of the SAT is a new concept for everyone. The general consensus is that the SAT is becoming easier and less agonizing. But it may be too easy.

An Insider's Guide to the New SAT

Billy Wheelan | Posted 05.06.2014 | Parents
Billy Wheelan

Surprising no one in the test preparation industry, College Board's newly-released details on the revised SAT reveal the significant impact the Common Core Standards will have on one major college admissions test. Here's what you need to know.

Why The Updated SAT Is Better For Students

Jack Cahn | Posted 05.06.2014 | Teen
Jack Cahn

The updated SAT is better tailored to measure students' capabilities and therefore presents colleges with an improved metric for student success.

Why I Took the SAT When I Was 45-Years-Old

Steve Belanger | Posted 05.06.2014 | Education
Steve Belanger

This week's news about changes to the SAT format that will take place in 2016 reminded me of my own SAT experience just a few years ago. The Critical Reading and Sentence Completion sections were up first, and I was surprised that I actually did okay. Then came the math section.

Joy Resmovits

Here's The New SAT Test Essay Question

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 03.06.2014 | Parents

AUSTIN, Texas -- The venerable SAT college admissions test will look very different in spring 2016. And, according to the new test's architect, there ...