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The SATS Should Bring Back Analogies

A mastery of words paves the way to serious reading, while the writing test only paves the way to semiliterate prose.

Cheap Micro-Sats

Waging and preventing war are the foundations of national security. Innovative companies across the country are working on products for tomorrow's fight. Here's...

Why Are There No Summer SATs?

The College Board recently got into a lot of hot water when it revealed a plan to offer the SAT in August — but only for students enrolled in an exclusive $4,500...

Our Love-Hate Relationship With the SATs

There is little love for the SAT. How little, you ask? When a massive cheating scandal erupted this fall, fewer people rushed to defend the test than rose to...

Money: SATs for J-O-B-S

Applied for a job lately? Then your prospective employer probably knows how you spend your Saturday nights. Your could-be boss may also know more about your...

Should SATs Matter?

For the past two weeks, Time has been asking famous and accomplished people to tell us their SAT scores. Most of them declined — which is a little strange, since...

Education: Testing: S.A.T.s under Fire

S.A.T.s Under Fire With the snows of winter comes a traumatic experience for 1,400,000 of the nation's preparatory and high school students: they must suffer...

Education: Decline in the SATs

In New York City last week the College Entrance Examination Board issued a profile of the 1,000,000 American 1973 high school seniors who took its Scholastic...

Your SAT Scores Will Come Back to Haunt You

You don’t want to relive the high-school stress of taking the SATs, but if you’re a job-seeker, you might have no other choice. With a labor market that remains...

Need to Remember Something? Make It Rhyme

Medical students have long used rhymes and songs to help them master vast quantities of information, and we’ve just gotten fresh evidence of how effective this...

People: Aug. 25, 2003

SPY WHO LOVED Their cover is blown: JENNIFER GARNER is dating MICHAEL VARTAN, who plays her CIA handler on the TV show Alias. Garner was married to Scott Foley,...