Have you ever met someone with really high grades but incongruously low test scores? Of course you have! You may even see yourself, your teen, or one of your students in that all-too-common description. We know from both reason and experience that many high schoolers earn top grades in class but struggle to match that
February 28, 2017 by Mike Bergin
One of the great mysteries of life, apart from why there is no other word for thesaurus, is why success in school doesn’t always translate to success on standardized tests. Not a week goes by where we don’t hear understandable confusion over the disconnect between grades and scores. Why aren’t the two linked more closely?
Love them or hate them, the ACT and SAT serve a number of valuable purposes. Currently, both tests are primarily (but not entirely) college admissions exams. And despite the controversy and anxiety that inevitably accompany the ACT and SAT, most colleges continue to rely on them to inform admissions decisions. Granted, a human being is