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The New SAT: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly


The new SAT, released in March of 2016, arrived shrouded in rhetoric about “fairness” and “access.”   And indeed, the partnership with Kahn Academy promised access to free test prep, while the elimination of “esoteric” vocabulary and the dreaded “guessing penalty” was heartening to many high school students.  So, now that thousands have taken the test, what can we say about it?


By Chris Hamilton

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