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The SAT is a standardized test widely used for college admissions in the United States. Since it was first debuted by the College Board in 1926, its name and scoring have changed several times; originally called the Scholastic Aptitude Test, it was later called the Scholastic Assessment Test, then the SAT I: Reasoning Test, then the SAT Reasoning Test, and now, simply the SAT.


College Cheating Scandal Shows a Standardized Test Isn’t Always a Fair One

Once sacrosanct, the SAT and ACT have become optional at hundreds of colleges. Will the admissions bribery scandal make them even less relevant?
NYTimes.com - Published

How a Kentucky distillery owner allegedly bribed her son's way into a top university

A mother allegedly wired $75K to a bogus foundation to doctor her son's SAT exam and paid $100K to get him into the University of Southern California.
USATODAY.com - Published

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Exec Joins List Of Elite To Face Charges In Widespread College Admissions Scandal [Video]Exec Joins List Of Elite To Face Charges In Widespread College Admissions Scandal

According to a report by Reuters, on Friday, Advantage Lithium Corp's temporarily ousted chief executive is set to become the latest person to face criminal charges for taking part in the largest..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:44Published

Admissions Scandal Aside, It Pays To Be Rich [Video]Admissions Scandal Aside, It Pays To Be Rich

From college donations to legacy admissions, the landscape of options to help wealthy students get into college is wide.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 02:06Published

Lori Loughlin Surrenders [Video]Lori Loughlin Surrenders

One day after news broke of her alleged involvement in a college cheating scandal, actress Lori Loughlin turned herself in at a courthouse in Los Angeles. They are being charged with conspiracy to..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 01:05Published


Doctored photos, fake scores: Rigging the U.S. college admissions system

On paper, she seemed an excellent applicant to the University of Southern California: an SAT score in the 96th percentile, along with an impressive record as a varsity water polo player who won her..
Reuters - Published

Felicity Huffman, Lori Loughlin among 50 charged in college admissions scheme

The Massachusetts U.S. attorney has announced criminal charges on Tuesday against 50 people allegedly involved in a college admissions scam. Authorities allege wealthy parents including actresses..
CBS News - Published

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