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Error in Math Scoring on May SAT

Dave_BerryDave_Berry 492 replies2567 threadsCC Admissions Expert Senior Member
"Some of those who took the SAT in May are getting good news: their scores are going up.

The answer to one mathematics question didn't include all of the correct answers, so those who picked one of the correct answers did not receive credit for a correct answer.

The College Board did not announce the error but notified students whose scores went up." ...

https://www.insidehighered.com/admissions/article/2019/06/03/college-board-admits-error-mathematics-scoring-may-sat
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  • Groundwork2022Groundwork2022 2220 replies36 threadsRegistered User Senior Member
    "What were the circumstances around this coming to light?" Ingersoll wrote. "Well. Let's be specific: it was spotted by a $200/hour Compass tutor working with a kid at a $44k/year private school in a painstaking review of his May SAT as part of an exhaustive process to make sure his test scores absolutely get maxed out. This tutor is supervised by my co-founder Bruce Reed, who happens to know exactly where to go inside the [College Board] hierarchy to get something like this fixed ASAP. In this case, all of the privilege and access will equally benefit everyone who took the test. Yay. #winning."

    I don't know whether to laugh or cry...
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  • bigmacbethbigmacbeth 503 replies3 threadsRegistered User Member
    edited June 6
    Why was the student taking the SAT in college. Wait. $44k/year for HS?
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  • RichInPittRichInPitt 907 replies12 threadsRegistered User Member
    edited June 7
    "private school" student taking the SAT would almost certainly mean a private high school.

    Phillips Exeter Academy, just as an example, is $55,402/yr. (plus an estimated $900 for books).
    edited June 7
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