An ‘Easy’ SAT and Terrible Scores
By Scott Jaschik (Inside Higher Ed).
When students took the SAT in June, many of them reported that the mathematics portion seemed unusually easy. They were correct.
But on Wednesday, many discovered that an SAT that is easier than expected can turn an expected 760 score into a 610 or worse. For rising high school seniors hoping for just another 40 points or so to impress colleges (beyond the score they likely earned a few months ago), this was not what they were expecting.
Word spread on various social media outlets, including the new @rescoreJuneSAT Twitter feed and another one, @rescoresat (featuring the emoji at right). Angry test takers appealed to the College Board for a do-over of some type and asked for intervention from President Trump and Ellen DeGeneres, among others. Go to the Articlehttps://testprepprofessionals.com/an-easy-sat-and-terrible-scores/SAT, ACT & High School NewsUncategorizedSAT,scoresBy Scott Jaschik (Inside Higher Ed). When students took the SAT in June, many of them reported that the mathematics portion seemed unusually easy. They were correct. But on Wednesday, many discovered that an SAT that is easier than expected can turn an expected 760 score into a 610 or worse....Kevin OrganisciakKevin Organisciakinfo@testprepprofessionals.comAdministratorTest Prep & Tutoring Professionals (TPP) began as a PR clipping service through Linkedin. TPP quickly gained momentum and became a niche consulting service to small and medium sized tutoring, test prep, and admissions consulting firms. We've been around for just over 7 years. Our founder, Kevin Organisciak, spent ten years as a senior executive with Kaplan Test Prep. He earned distinctions and awards, culminating with his induction to the Kaplan Fellows, President's Circle, and Kaplan Leadership Development Program. During his tenure, Kevin worked on over 120 marketing campaigns, drafted 150 budgets, oversaw a Six Sigma operating environment, and trained and developed over fifteen now VPs and Senior Directors. That last piece is what led Kevin to coaching and consulting.The Association for Test Prep, Admissions, and Private Tutoring Professionals