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Stung by such criticism and acknowledging the limitation of SAT as a true measure of aptitude, in March 1994 ETS quietly changed the name of their flagship test (SAT) from Scholastic Aptitude Test to Scholastic Assessment Test.
Examples of measurements of teacher candidate performance by Vaughn and Everhart included: SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) scores, PRAXIS scores, and grade point average.
Originally known in the 1930s as the Scholastic Aptitude Test, the current letters SAT now actually do not stand for anything: yet, when it comes to the difference between a student receiving a thick or thin envelope from a prospective college, those three letters and the scores behind them often stand for everything.
It might well improve the vocabulary skills of the young faithful, who would be able to spell such interesting words as pyx and thurible, and thus improve their Scholastic Aptitude Test abilities, the sharpening of which will be a focus of their lives in the years to come.
As originally conceived by the Educational Testing Service, the Scholastic Aptitude Test was supposed to create a "natural meritocracy" by helping poor and middle-class students win admission to elite colleges that had previously been reserved for the sons of the East Coast establishment.
This will affect all College Board standardized tests, including the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), the College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) and the Advanced Placement Program (AP), as well as the ACT college entrance exam.
In a research project called the Study of Mathematically Precocious Youth, which began in 1972, gifted seventh-graders took the mathematics section of the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT).
The Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) is a standardized test used by most four-year colleges.
Many applications request entrance exam scores, such as the Scholastic Aptitude Test. They also may require a one-to two-page autobiography or essay.
We are hearing again the rumblings of disaffection over the use of the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) as a basis for college admissions.
These are bright students: The Scholastic Aptitude Test scores they bring to college average 1350.

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