A new survey of Kaplan SAT prep students finds that students tend to take the SAT because they are misinformed about the acceptance of ACT scores by colleges.
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November 07, 2014
October 01, 2014
Starting next fall, high school students will take a redesigned version of the PSAT/NMSQT following some of the same changes to test more critical thinking in store for the SAT.
August 20, 2014
ACT participation continues to grow, with 19 states now committed to giving the ACT to all high school juniors.
August 20, 2014
The average composite SAT score was 21 for the high school class of 2014 and a record 57 percent of graduates took the college-entrance exam.
June 20, 2014
The Amherst, Mass., college decided not to accept standardized test scores after determining they were not good indicators of student success.
June 06, 2014
Starting in the spring of 2015, ACT exam results will include new indicators on students' career readiness and ability to understand complex texts.
April 16, 2014
Details and sample questions are released in advance of the spring 2016 roll out of the new redesigned SAT.
April 02, 2014
An Education Trust report follows high-achieving students through high school and discovers those from low-income backgrounds and students of color don't excel as much as their wealthier, white peers.
March 13, 2014
Some like emphasis on equity and fairness by College Board; others are awaiting test details and will be closely watching schools to see if they change to better prepare all students to be college ready.
December 04, 2013
To better align with the new common-core standards, the College Board plans to redesign the SAT with its debut slated for the spring of 2016, a delay of one year.