Class Struggle: the late Senator Paul Wellstone (under 900)


Posted at 06:00 PM ET, 07/07/2010

Your SAT score has little to do with your life

Researchers Stacy Berg Dale and Alan Krueger, studying data on 23,572 students who entered college in 1976, concluded that the character traits students acquire long before they pay their SAT prep-course fees are what determine success in life. The four-digit (or for some three-digit) scores they get on the SAT don’t mean much long term.

By Jay Mathews  |  06:00 PM ET, 07/07/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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