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SAT Scores Plummet As More Students Take the ACT
The average national scores on two out of the three sections of the SAT exam, which is the standardized test students take in order to get into college, trended down for the class of 2012.
That could have to do with the fact more students in the class of '12 took the rival ACT exam than the SAT …
It’s SAT Time: Test Taking Skills 101
Did you take the SAT?  Yeah that test that basically places you in your college "success".  Well guess what, they are now making the SAT with Reality TV show questions!  That sounds like fun, unless you don't watch them, right?