by Neil Chyten, CEO of Chyten Educational Services
MIXED REVIEWS AND SOME MISCUES ABOUND
Finally, the long awaited debut of the redesigned SAT took place on March 5th to mixed reviews — not with respect to the quality of the test, but to its difficulty.
Multiple Versions: There were confirmed multiple versions of the test given on March 5th. Students sharing their test-day experience with fellow students were surprised to find that some of their colleagues had taken a completely different test. Math questions and reading passages did not match up, which left some students baffled and bewildered. Of course, it is easy to understand why this would be. The College Board needs to pre-test as many questions as possible in order to satiate the appetites of students hungry for more practice materials than are currently available.
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