The new SAT puts high school teachers and curriculum at center stage of SAT test prep, a significant departure from the complex testing strategies and tricks that millions of students have been sold over the years in their attempt to master the SAT. “It is time for an admissions assessment that makes it clear that the road to success is not last-minute tricks or cramming, but the learning students do over years,” says David Coleman, president of the College Board.
The “New” SAT
The new exam promises a more authentic assessment of the learning, study, and performance expected during high school, college, and in the workplace. The now optional, 50-minute essay section requires that students closely read and analyze a passage, then craft an analysis of the author’s persuasion of the reader.Read More