ANALOGIES: IT'S ALL ABOUT RELATIONSHIPS
- Vocabulary Building. // Literary Cavalcade;Oct2000, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p34
Offers tips for building vocabulary and passing Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) and American College Testing (ACT) assessment. Roots; Prefixes and suffixes; SAT analogies; ACT reading comprehension.
- SAT Analogies. // Literary Cavalcade;Sep2000, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p42
Offers advice to high school students on mastering analogy questions appearing in the Verbal Section of the Scholastic Aptitude Test in the United States. Kaplan four-step method; Importance of building strong bridges; Common wrong answer choices.
- A perfect score? // Career World;Nov/Dec95, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p2
Explains the revised scoring standard of interpretation of the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) of the United States. Possibility of getting perfect score of 1600 despite of the commission of three or four errors in the examination; Recalibration of the SAT scores by the College Board, sponsors of...
- Will California lead way to a post-SAT era? Clayton, Mark // Christian Science Monitor;2/27/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 64, p15
Highlights the proposal made by Richard Atkinson the president of the University of California at a national meeting of college presidents, that the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) be dropped as an admissions requirement for colleges and universities.
- A good track record for optional SAT. Clayton, Mark // Christian Science Monitor;2/27/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 64, p15
Reports on the experience of Bowdoin College, 30 years after it stopped requiring the Scholastic Aptitude Test for college admissions.
- The numbers behind the SAT. // Christian Science Monitor;2/27/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 64, p12
Offers statistics related to the Scholastic Aptitude Test, including gender differences in scores and the grade point average of students taking the test.
- A goofy look at the test of tests. McPherson, John // Campus Life;Oct95 Supplement College Guide, Vol. 54 Issue 3, p76
Presents a humorous perspective on the Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT). The actual test; Scoring; Testing environment; Proctors; Results; SAT sample test.
- S.A.T. `recentering': Baby boomers get a break. Cizek, Gregory J. // Education Week;9/21/94, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p40
Highlights the changes in the Scholastic Aptitude Test (S.A.T.) with focus on the reactions of those who took the test in the 1960s. Chance to change S.A.T. ratings through the changes; Changes in the format and reporting of the tests.
- Testing education. Chance, P. // Psychology Today;May88, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p20
This month, thousands of American adolescents, armed only with a couple of number 2 pencils, will do battle with the fearsome SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test). Examines criticism of the SAT by some educators who feel that it is an unnecessary test that reveals the failure of American schools.