from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A trademark used for a set of standardized college entrance examinations.
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- Scholastic Aptitude Test.
- Statutory Assessment Test. A national curriculum assessment, or exam.
- n. SAT Reasoning Test (formerly Scholastic Aptitude Test and Scholastic Assessment Test): a national exam taken annually by high school juniors and seniors.
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The controversial new writing portion of the SAT is actually a better predictor of grades for freshmen college students than the older, more-established, critical reading and mathematics portions, according to preliminary results of two new studies.
If, in fact, the SAT is an IQ test, then the ironic result of ETS's (sincere) insistence that it is not one has been to produce, in the postwar United
Had ETS initially taken the position that the SAT is an IQ test, the result would have been the resurgence of the IQ debate, and the SAT would not have gone into widespread use.
You would receive a tax credit for the taxes paid in the US & the rate of taxation by SAT is also set in the treaty, so you might not end up paying that much more in taxes.
And remarkably, the vaunted, venerable SAT is on the defensive.
Deary also points out that the Flynn effect is contra-indicated by the decline in SAT scores.
Although lower body SAT is protective, reducing it did not result in any increased risk in the obese individuals in their study.
Likewise, O son of Pritha, the word SAT is used in any auspicious act.
And it so happens that 2006 was the first year that DCPS switched to using the DC-CAS as its major standardized test, instead of using the Stanford-9 (also known as the SAT-9).
If the SAT were a 100-yard dash, advantaged kids would start off 65 yards ahead before the race even began.