SAT reclaims title of most widely used college admission test

By Nick Anderson (The Washington Post).

The SAT has vaulted past the rival ACT to reclaim its long-held position as the nation’s most widely used college admission test, according to data provided Tuesday to The Washington Post.

Nearly 2 million U.S. students in the class of 2018 took the SAT during high school, compared with 1.91 million who took the ACT. A surge in delivery of the SAT on school days helped fuel the switch.

Counting international students, 2.1 million who graduated from high school this year took the SAT. That was up more than 20 percent from the previous year’s global total of 1.7 million. View the original article