The Pros And Cons Of The SAT

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SATS and ACTS have been used for numerous years as a way to gauge a student’s academic success while in college. Students have the choice which test they would prefer to take and most colleges do not prefer one test over the other. There are a few key differences between the SAT and ACT, which may make one test more suitable than the other for those taking the tests. Many studies have proven that the SAT and ACT are not the best judge of future success, and that colleges should focus their applications more on past grades and accomplishments to decide which students should be accepted to their university. SATs and ACTs are not an effective measure of college readiness and future academic success. The SAT was introduced in 1926 for the college board and was created by Brigham. Originally called the Scholastic Aptitude Test, the SAT has changed the meaning of its name several times. It has also previously been called the Scholastic Assessment Test, SAT 1: Reasoning Test, SAT Reasoning Test, and now finally, the SAT. The SAT is owned, published, and developed by the College Board. The SAT has been redesigned multiple times since its first test in 1926. The test lasts approximately three to four hours, and tests over writing, critical reading, mathematics. The ACT was not introduced until 1959 by Everett Franklin Lindquist, who at the time was a professor at the University of Iowa. Lindquist developed the ACT to be a competitor to the SAT. The ACT tests over English, math,
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