Patric Bourgeacq – ACT. Clay Hensley – College Board. Vanderbilt & Ohio reps.
- Lots of info on the College Board website.
- Critical Reading, Math, Writing.
- Many students submit both SAT and ACT.
- Grades in college prep, strength of curric and test scores are the top 3 criteria in admissions
- Critical reading – Maths – Writing. 3 hours, 45 mins.
- Writing section is most predictive.
- Average SAT scores of int students reveal outstanding levels of performance
- Heart of the revised SAT will be analysing evidence
- Eliminating need for test prep – full framework in Jan 2014.
- New tests spring 2015.
- Admissions test
- Universities let student decide
- 5 sections – Eng, Math, Reading, Science, Writing – curriculum based
- Measures core coursework students learning in school
- Core curriculum
- Some will perform better on this rather than SAT
- Differences – act knowledge, SAT skills. Maths content – Science on ACT. No penalty for guessing, ACT. Writing is optional.
- Going digital 2015 – starting US.
A colleague sent the following mail –
As for the SAT prep I mentioned, I am very satisfied and impressed with the services that AlphaPrep (based in Connecticut) provides to my students both in the intensive workshops we hold on campus twice a year AND through their skype tutoring and online computer tool. They offer a unique and powerful way to organize a student’s time and attention when preparing for this type of test.
Email contacts (also CCd in this email):
Josh Lippman Josh@AlphaPrep.com
Without vouching for the complete accuracy of the table, I can say that at least one university counsellor of my acquaintance finds the following website helpful when advising students…
Let me know how useful it is.