Should SAT Preparation Become a High School Course

Should SAT Preparation Become a High School Course

Should SAT Preparation Become a High School Course?

Jenn Fang, writing about SAT prep in the Asian culture, gives very interesting insights into the pressure and focus put on SAT success. There are lessons in this article for everyone involved in education: parents, educators, and psychologists in intelligence research.

“The inadequacies of the SATs in predicting college success has been well-discussed. There has been less time spent, however, on the psychological impact of such high-stakes testing: the extreme pressure it places on high school and college students.”

Source: For Asian Americans, standardized testing is its own costly, hyper-competitive culture – Quartz

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