All posts tagged "SAT"

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    [TIME] Allegations of mass SAT cheating delay test scores in China and S. Korea

     All students living in China and South Korea who took the SAT on Oct. 11 will have their test scores delayed and reviewed because of allegations of widespread cheating, officials from the College Board and its global...

    • Posted October 30, 2014
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    [HOT LINKS] SAT’s about-face on essay presents colleges with a tough question

    The College Board’s decision to make the essay portion of its influential SAT exam optional is setting off a national debate among colleges and universities about whether to require applicants to take it....

    • Posted March 14, 2014
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    SAT to drop essay and return to top score of 1,600

    By The Korea Times Los Angeles staff The SAT is getting its first facelift since 2005. Beginning in 2016, essays will be optional, the highest score will be lowered back to 1,600 and penalties for wrong answers...

    • Posted March 7, 2014
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    KAFLA-Wilshire Bank to offer free SAT prep classes

      The Korean American Federation of Los Angeles (KAFLA) and Wilshire Bank will offer a free winter vacation study program for high school students. KAFLA president Bae Moo-han and Wishire Bank CEO Yoo Jae Whan recently announced...

    • Posted December 17, 2013
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    22 indicted for leaking SAT questions in Korea

    (Yonhap) 22 individuals were indicted in Korea for allegedly having leaked questions from an U.S. college admissions test, and lecturing with the illegally-obtained materials. The Seoul Central District Prosecutors’ Office  said it indicted eight middlemen on charges...

    • Posted November 18, 2013
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  • Critics claim that the education authorities should strengthen their monitoring of the SAT private institutes in order to prevent a recurrence of the leaks. (Yonhap)
    Leak of SAT Questions Reported Again in Korea

    Police launched an investigation into another alleged leak of test questions for the U.S. Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) conducted on Oct. 5. The Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency said Friday that it is investigating private institutes that provide...

    • Posted October 11, 2013
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