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  • Studying For The SAT At The Stratford Library

    Studying For The SAT At The Stratford Library
  • SAT college-entrance exam's essay portion to become optional in 2016

    SAT college-entrance exam's essay portion to become optional in 2016
    As part of a major overhaul of the SAT college entrance exam, test-takers starting in 2016 will no longer be required to write an essay, the College Board announced Wednesday. However, an essay-writing test still will be offered, and many colleges may...

    The fallacy behind SAT scores [Letter]

    The fallacy behind SAT scores [Letter]
    The efforts involved in redesigning the SAT are misdirected because there continues to be no rational basis for classifying test-takers in terms of the outcome ("SAT to be redesigned, focus more on classroom learning," March 5). A knowledgeable test-...

    SAT to drop essay requirement, but colleges might still require it

    SAT to drop essay requirement, but colleges might still require it
    Changes announced Wednesday to the SAT college entrance exam don't necessarily mean all test takers will avoid writing essays. The College Board announced that takers will no longer be required to write an essay beginning in 2016. But essay-writing...

    L.A. Now Live: Discuss effect of SAT college entrance exam overhaul

    L.A. Now Live: Discuss effect of SAT college entrance exam overhaul
    Join Times staff writer Larry Gordon for an L.A. Now Live online chat at 12:30 p.m. on the major overhaul coming to the SAT college entrance exam.  Starting in 2016, students will no longer be required to write an essay and will not be penalized for...