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The SAT is a standardized test widely used for college admissions in the United States. Since it was 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, then simply the SAT.

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Food industry execs, former lingerie manufacturer to plead guilty in college admissions scandal

Gregory and Marcia Abbott and Peter Jan Sartorio will become the tenth parents to plead guilty for bribes to improve their kids' ACT and SAT scores.
USATODAY.com - Published

Napa vineyard owner, NYC attorney plead guilty in college admissions ACT, SAT cheating scandal

Gordon Caplan and Agustin Huneeus Jr. pleaded guilty Tuesday to paying bribes to Rick Singer to have Mark Riddell cheat for their kids on the ACT, SAT
USATODAY.com - Published

Videos for SAT

Felicity Huffman Pleads Guilty [Video]Felicity Huffman Pleads Guilty

CNN reports that actress Felicity Huffman pleaded guilty on Monday to paying $15,000 to a fake charity that facilitated cheating when her daughter took the SAT exam. Huffman appeared in federal court..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:40Published

Actress Felicity Huffman Plead Guilty [Video]Actress Felicity Huffman Plead Guilty

According to Reuters.com, "Actress Felicity Huffman pleaded guilty on Monday to paying to rig a college entrance exam for her daughter, part of a wide-ranging scandal in which wealthy parents used..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:46Published

Felicity Huffman Pleads Guilty In College Admissions Scandal [Video]Felicity Huffman Pleads Guilty In College Admissions Scandal

On Monday, actress Felicity Huffman pleaded guilty to paying $15,000 to boost her daughter’s SAT score as part of a nationwide college admissions scam. According to HuffPost, the “Desperate..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

Actress Felicity Huffman Has Arrived In [Video]Actress Felicity Huffman Has Arrived In

On Monday, Actress Felicity Huffman arrived at a federal courthouse in Boston. Huffman will plead guilty to $15000 to have someone secretly correct her daughter’s SAT answers. This is part of a..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Huffman to plead guilty in admissions scandal [Video]Huffman to plead guilty in admissions scandal

Desperate Housewives actress Felicity Huffman is scheduled to plead guilty in federal court in Boston, Monday, to participating in what prosecutors call the largest college admissions scam uncovered in..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:31Published

Prosecutors Look To Have Felicity Huffman Serve Prison Time For College Scandal [Video]Prosecutors Look To Have Felicity Huffman Serve Prison Time For College Scandal

According to a report by Newser, prosecutors want to see actress Felicity Huffman sent to prison for her role in the college admissions bribery scandal. Court documents seen by the New York Times..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:46Published

16 Parents Charged with Money Laundering in Admissions Scam [Video]16 Parents Charged with Money Laundering in Admissions Scam

Sixteen parents, including actress Lori Loughlin and her husband, are now facing money laundering charges in Boston.

Credit: Newsy Studio     Duration: 01:22Published

Has Lori Loughlin Been Offered A Deal? [Video]Has Lori Loughlin Been Offered A Deal?

On Monday, disgraced actress Felicity Huffman pled guilty to bribery and fraud in Operation Varsity Blues. Huffman publicly accepting “full responsibility” for her involvement in the scheme. She..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

Huffman, Loughlin appear before federal judge [Video]Huffman, Loughlin appear before federal judge

A U.S. judge on Wednesday told parents charged in the largest college admissions scandal in U.S. history, including actresses Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin, to limit their international travel and..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:26Published

College Board Exams Are Spendy, But Certain Eligible Students Might Get A Big Discount [Video]College Board Exams Are Spendy, But Certain Eligible Students Might Get A Big Discount

Everyone knows getting a college education isn't cheap. And these days, the cost of even getting into a college is skyrocketing, too. For example, the fees for taking the basic SAT and ACT, without the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:45Published

 

SAT Adversity Index: A Drive Toward Diversity Without Discussing Race

The College Board, which administers the SAT, is joining a broadening movement toward using race-neutral alternatives to affirmative action.
NYTimes.com - Published

Your Questions about the New Adversity Score on the SAT, Answered

What factors does it consider, and is it based on research? We explain.
NYTimes.com - Published

California Today: California Today: Lawmakers Shelve a Potential Remedy to the Housing Crisis

Friday: Housing bill postponed, the SAT adds an “adversity score,” homeless numbers rise and, finally, resilient kittens.
NYTimes.com - Published

College Board CEO says SAT adversity score measures "what you've overcome"

The College Board will start assigning an "adversity score" to all students taking the SAT to capture their social and economic background. It's meant to help admissions officers account for any..
CBS News - Published

SAT testing company adding 'disadvantage' score to some students' exams

The College Board is rolling out a new system that assigns test-takers a score based on the environment they grew up in.
USATODAY.com - Published

SAT to Add ‘Adversity Score’ That Rates Students’ Hardships

The College Board is adding a measure of students’ socioeconomic background, including factors like the crime and poverty levels where they live, to help colleges put test scores in context.
NYTimes.com - Published

SAT exam reportedly adding "adversity scores" to capture student's backgrounds

The Wall Street Journal reports a new scoring index on the SAT will calculate an individual student's "adversity score" looking at 15 factors tied to family income, neighborhood, and the quality of..
CBS News - Published

SAT to give students "adversity score" in bid to level playing field

A new score on the SAT exam will calculate a students' economic hardship or privilege
CBS News - Published

Huffman pleads guilty in college admissions scam

"Desperate Housewives" star Felicity Huffman has pleaded guilty in the college admissions bribery scandal. Huffman pleaded guilty to paying a consultant $15,000 to have a proctor correct her older..
USATODAY.com - Published

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