SAT I/II as a predictor of academic success
Sat, 12 Jan 2002 19:57:57 -0500
Yes, the uniqueness was requiring both test sets. I was thinking of the
PSAT as the practice run. I'm sure I'll have all this lingo down pat
again in a few years when my son starts taking them.
"UC is one of the few higher educational institutions in the nation that
requires applicants to take both the SAT I and the SAT II achievement
tests, so that UC has extensive experience with the two tests."
On Friday, January 11, 2002, at 01:17 PM, Rasheed Baqai wrote:
> This isn't true. Practically all major universities require SAT I or
> ACT (some don't accept ACT for whatever reason).
> If the issue wasn't so clouded by the possible loss of huge revenue to
> ETS/College Board over the drop in people taking the SAT I, then there
> probably wouldn't be this debate. The people from ETS that argue the
> importance of the exam only do so because of the dollars. It's sad.
> I expect the UC system's decision to drop the SAT I would have a
> 'competitive' effect on other good schools to also drop the test (which
> means even more loss of revenue for ETS).
> On Fri, 11 Jan 2002, Chuck Murcko wrote:
>> Isn't SAT I still considered to be the equivalent of a practice run on
>> the standardized tests? U of CA is unique in requiring applicants to
>> provide SAT I scores.