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A Lucky Guess

It’s a call that many would find all-too-familiar: “time’s up, so get those last guesses bubbled in.” I recently said something similar to one of my students, which meant that he had to guess on the last four questions. As we graded, I was mildly surprised to see he managed to get all four of…

An Evolving SAT

We’ve asked students when they’d guess the SAT first debuted, and their guesses are usually the same: around the 1960s or 1970s. The true answer? 1926. Nobody expects that the SAT is nearing its 100th birthday! Over that long history, the SAT test is no stranger to change. It’s undergone countless structural tweaks, with some…