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    SAT Argumentative Essay

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    Many individuals have been wondering if the overall statistic of students who live in more affluent neighborhoods will perform better on their SAT test than those who live in a lower income neighborhood. SAT stands for Scholastic Aptitude Test, which is designed in order to test a high schooler's knowledge. This exam is widely used as a college admission test that tests your knowledge of reading, writing and math, the core that students receive education in their high school career. While many people believe that this test favors certain groups of kids, it is allowing the board to take a look back at what exactly the students are being tested on and how exactly they will propose, either a change to the test or state how their test doesn't demonstrate…

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    The Scholastic Aptitude Test or better known as just the SAT is a test that in high school that is a placement test for college. This test was not only used to place students into certain course once they enter college but it is also used to rate the schools themselves. Based on how the students did on the test at my high school, that would predict the next year by minor ways of getting to take a day off after the test is finished or bigger things like adding a course to teach us how to take the…

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    SAT Persuasive Essay

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    The Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) and the American College Test (ACT) exams have been around since June 23, 1926, to be exact. It has been a standard for getting into colleges. These tests can work in your favor or can be very detrimental to your future. The SAT and ACT should not be used as an accurate assessment of a student’s aptitude for college. The reason for this is that a student could be a very keen, hard working person who may not take tests well. Meaning, they most likely will not…

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    Decline In SAT Scores

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    Decline in SAT Scores The SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) was first introduced to American schools in 1901. Since then the SAT has become a requirement for college acceptance. Therefore the number of students taking the test has increased. Did you know that roughly 6 in 10 college-bound high school students who took the test were lacking so much in their reading, writing, and math skills, they were unprepared for college-level work? (College) Some see the decline in SAT scores as an issue that…

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    SAT Persuasive Essay

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    academic progress is essential, but the mindset that high SAT or ACT scores will be a student’s only ticket into college is one that places unnecessary and unwanted stress on the average high school student. Colleges have relied on standardized test scores as a means of determining how college ready a student is and what opportunities and scholarships are available for them. While the SAT and ACT tests are intended to provide a fair assessment for students across the nation, they are simply not…

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    SAT Argument Essay

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    The SAT “is a sternly worded dinosaur of a test, graded in an arbitrary manner with outdated equipment…the only reason people take it is because they have to.” Children begin taking standardized tests in pre-kindergarten and by the time they are high school seniors, they’ve taken an average of 112 standardized tests (Strauss 1), all with one purpose: to measure and quantify intellectual ability. However, there is a growing mountain of evidence that suggests the SAT is a poor measurement of…

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    SAT Reflection Essay

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    An article from CNN discusses some of the approaching changes of the SAT. This spring, according to David Coleman, the College Board President and CEO, the test will require students to justify their answers. Among the content of the exam, the test perfect score will be adjusted from 2400 to 1600, with an optional essay. Additionally, a study tool used widely by students for a variety of core subjects, Khan Academy, will partner for the first time with the College Board to prepare students for…

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    The Problem with the SAT Every day, students across the United States and beyond prepare for the SAT. These unfortunate students spend countless hours and dollars in the hopes of maximizing their scores and their futures. The SAT was designed to test a student’s academic knowledge and performance, but fails to do so today. Its credibility as an academic benchmark should be acknowledged, but the test should not be valued so highly. The SAT is far from perfect, yet high schools and colleges place…

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    SAT Vs ACT Dbq

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    Although the new SAT and ACT are both very similar in terms of material and neither is preferred over the other, the SAT is a more appropriate for me as it is a better alternative to my test taking skills and more relevant to my career choice. According to the article, “Which One Should You Take?,” the ACT has a science section of the test while the New SAT doesn’t include “a science section. The “science” section of the ACT is easy to master, and has nothing to do with science. But if you hate…

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    ACT And SAT Scores Essay

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    e Essay Your Future Depends on ACT and SAT Scores It's your senior year in high school, you're at the top of the school and have one year left before leaving home. Enjoying your last year, but there is still a thought in the back of your mind. It’s your ACT and SAT scores. ACT and SAT scores are the main concepts that get you into college. If you get a low score you could be rejected or if you get a high school you could get several offers from different colleges and scholarships. College…

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