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    believe that lowering the standards and changing the SAT will not make a difference because it will never be considered as a test that measures a student’s success. College Board has tried to make some new adjustments but the revision they made is not good enough and should just stick with the old SAT. The revision of the SAT will cause students to think less and will not show the student’s natural ability in aptitude. Many oppose the newly revised SAT that will be published in 2016, and proclaim that

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    The SAT Controversy

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    The SAT Controversy 1) According to the video and the article, who and how was the SAT developed and for what purpose? The SAT, or as it was called in the beginning, the Scholastic Aptitude Test, had its debut in the late 1930’s. In 1933, a gentleman by the name of James Bryant Conant became the president of Harvard University. At the time he became president, only the elite in the area were admitted into Harvard. This distinct social group was all male, all white, all Protestant, most Episcopalian

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    Problems with SAT

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    Problems with the SAT Nowadays, colleges and universities have been using the SAT to select their students who apply to them. According to College Board, the SAT is a test that measures students' abilities which they will use to be able to do well in universities or colleges. In addition, the SAT shows how well the students solve the problems and how well the education they have gotten. The SAT consists of ten sections which consist of one 25-minute essay section, two 25-minute and one 20-minute

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    The SAT Overhaul

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    America is the SAT, or Scholastic Aptitude Test, which was originally designed to level the playing field for students across America and provide an accurate assessment of a student’s knowledge. Some of the major problems that have developed with the SAT are that the test benefits those who can afford expensive test prep classes, as well as the basic problems with the fundamental design of the test. Recently, the College Board, the organization responsible for the development of the SAT made unprecedented

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    The Importance Of The SAT

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    mentioned about going back to college again to attain his bachelor degree because he felt like he needed more education to further his career. As he continued on explaining what he wanted to do, he mentioned that he wished he knew the importance of the SAT and grades when he was in high school. Since he is the first generation of his family to immigrant to the United States, he grew up assuming that all he needed was to get averages grades to get into any college and programs without putting too much

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    SAT Commentary

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    To begin, if high schools encourage more kids to take the new SAT, more low-income students will achieve and be able to go to college. According to Kent Williamson, “the coming changes… to the exam are a good move. The current SAT’s use of “arcane vocabulary” seemed to be a bit of artificiality that was put in place to segregate people with certain knowledge from others.” Because the new SAT eliminates the segregation of incomes formerly caused by the exam, Williamson is all for the use of the new

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    The Importance Of The SAT

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    The Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) was created to test college-bound students on their mathematical and verbal aptitudes and to thus predict their ability to succeed academically in college. In the United States, the SAT is the oldest and most widely used college entrance test. It was first administered in June 1926 to only 8,040 high school students and is now taken by over 2 million students. Over the years, the SAT has become one of the most important tests of a teenager's life for admission to

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    Fairness of the SAT

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    The Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) was created to test college-bound students on their mathematical and verbal aptitudes and to thus predict their ability to succeed academically in college. In the United States, the SAT is the oldest and most widely used college entrance test. It was first administered in June 1926 to only 8,040 high school students and is now taken by over 2 million students. Over the years, the SAT has become one of the most important tests of a teenager's life for admission to

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    The Importance Of The SAT

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    SAT stands for Scholastic Aptitude Test. The definition of aptitude is the “natural ability to do something or to learn something.” (1) Based on the name, one can gather that the SAT is a test that does not test your knowledge but how you attain it. College Board is the company that publishes and owns the SAT. The SAT was design based on an IQ test which means is meant to test a student’s ability they were born with not abilities gained through schooling. The SAT is said to be a predictor of how

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    SAT Persuasive Essay

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    application. Students usually try to excel on the SATs, maintain a high GPA, and involve themselves in extracurricular activities in order to become the well-rounded, “renaissance man” or woman that colleges can’t surpass. Students understand that it is important to try their best in everything that they do, but should a three-hour, multiple choice test be a deciding factor on whether or not a person gets accepted into a college? Critics of the SAT accuse it of being classist, racist, a poor reflection

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