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Aug 10, 15

From Richard Byrne - As we head into the fall many students will be preparing to take the SAT or ACT. PrepFactory is a free service for high school students can use to prepare for those tests. 

May 05, 15

Great Op-Ed from the New York Times - "While a clear improvement, the revised SAT remains problematic. It will still emphasize speed — quick recall and time management — over subject knowledge." 

Apr 06, 13

Colleges and Universities That Do Not Use SAT/ACT Scores for Admitting Substantial Numbers of Students Into Bachelor Degree Programs

Apr 23, 14

Moreover the nature of these standardized exams — fast-paced, multiple-choice “games” that put a premium on strategic guessing — means that they advantage students with strong test-taking skills, not necessarily those with other talents that may be more valuable in the classroom or in life. Finally, the concept of “aptitude” assumes that it is innate and unchangeable. In fact, humans can develop the knowledge, skills and experiences that improve performance, if given the opportunity.

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