Illustration by Roger Chouinard, NYTimes

Illustration by Roger Chouinard, NYTimes

THE NEW SAT AND YOUR STUDENT

This recent NY Times article gives a nice overview of what to expect. While we are recommending that the Class of 2017 skip the SAT and focus on the ACT, it is always prudent to be informed and know your options.
“What’s true of the writing section is true of the new SAT in general: There’s much more to read. “The most fundamental change is that there are many, many more words,” said Aaron Golumbfskie, education director for PrepMatters. “If you don’t read well and happily, this test isn’t going to be your friend.”
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/01/education/edlife/everything-you-need-to-know-about-the-new-sat.html?_r=0