Unlike the SAT, the ACT has decided to make small, incremental changes to their college admissions test. This fall, they will begin by rolling out a revised ACT essay, which will ask students to evaluate three points of view and to throw their support behind one argument.
A mother of two who lives in Irvington, New York, decided to take the SATs for the same reason we all do foolish things: out of love. Her oldest child, Ethan, an underachieving ‘B’ student, was a sophomore in high school. Ethan would soon be applying to college, but what were his chances of getting into a good one?
Students taking the SAT on Saturday across the United States found a printing error in the instructions, causing confusion about just how much time they had to complete at least one section. Many proctors apparently did not realize that students had incorrect information until they told students their time for a certain section was nearly up and students complained.