All posts tagged "SAT"

  • Scott Hong
Fairmont Prep Academy
9th Grade
    Is the SAT truly a fair assessment?

    When we hear the words, “College Board,” we think of several things—test taking, stress and our futures. From the SAT to AP exams, College Board holds a significant stake in the futures of high school students, as...

    • Posted November 17, 2015
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  • (Korea Times file)
    NYC to offer free SAT exams to high school juniors

    By The Korea Times New York staff New York City high school juniors will have access to a free SAT exam every spring, Chancellor Carmen Farina announced Monday. “The opportunity to go to college should never be...

    • Posted October 27, 2015
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    SAT scores lag, but Asian students lead in college-ready standard

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Continuing a downward trend, the latest scores from the SAT college entrance exam show a majority of students taking the test aren’t ready for college-level work or career-training programs. A report released Thursday from...

    • Posted September 3, 2015
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  • SAT, test
    SoCal students gather for a taste of the new SAT

    The event was co-organized by the Korea Times, Radio Seoul and Elite Educational Institute. Six hundred students gathered inside Cal State Fullerton Saturday for a full-length practice of the new SAT. Students from 7th to 11th grade...

    • Posted August 24, 2015
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  • Danny Byun of FLEX Test Prep
    Why do straight-A students tend to have low SAT scores?

    By Danny Byun, Counseling Chief of FLEX College Prep Throughout middle school and freshman year of high school, James was a straight-A student. He never struggled with his class work, his teachers praised him, and his report cards...

    • Posted February 19, 2015
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    [USA TODAY] Passing Samsung SAT is ticket to South Korea good life

    — Call it a dream job for many youngsters in South Korea, a country nicknamed the “Republic of Samsung.” In the U.S., we know the electronics mega-empire for its smartphones and televisions. But in Seoul,...

    • Posted January 27, 2015
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  • (NEWSis)
    [NYT] S. Korean and Chinese students complain about SAT cheating allegations’ effects

       BEIJING — The announcement by administrators of the SAT college entrance test that scores are being withheld for students from China and South Korea who took the exam earlier this month has infuriated...

    • Posted October 31, 2014
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