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The SAT is a standardized test widely used for college admissions in the United States. Since it was debuted by the College Board in 1926, its name and scoring have changed several times; originally called the Scholastic Aptitude Test, it was later called the Scholastic Assessment Test, then the SAT I: Reasoning Test, then the SAT Reasoning Test, then simply the SAT.

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Gregory and Marcia Abbott and Peter Jan Sartorio will become the tenth parents to plead guilty for bribes to improve their kids' ACT and SAT scores.
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Gordon Caplan and Agustin Huneeus Jr. pleaded guilty Tuesday to paying bribes to Rick Singer to have Mark Riddell cheat for their kids on the ACT, SAT
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The College Board, which administers the SAT, is joining a broadening movement toward using race-neutral alternatives to affirmative action.
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What factors does it consider, and is it based on research? We explain.
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Friday: Housing bill postponed, the SAT adds an “adversity score,” homeless numbers rise and, finally, resilient kittens.
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The College Board will start assigning an "adversity score" to all students taking the SAT to capture their social and economic background. It's meant to help..
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The College Board is rolling out a new system that assigns test-takers a score based on the environment they grew up in.
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The College Board is adding a measure of students’ socioeconomic background, including factors like the crime and poverty levels where they live, to help..
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Some colleges that use the SAT will now be able to view students' economic and social backgrounds.
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The Wall Street Journal reports a new scoring index on the SAT will calculate an individual student's "adversity score" looking at 15 factors tied to family..
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A new score on the SAT exam will calculate a students' economic hardship or privilege
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"Desperate Housewives" star Felicity Huffman has pleaded guilty in the college admissions bribery scandal. Huffman pleaded guilty to paying a consultant $15,000..
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