The Hypocrisy of a School Counselor Defending the SAT Adversity Index Concept

When The College Board announced its newly devised SAT Adversity Index back in May, we slammed it and announced it wouldn’t be around long. We slammed it on the pages of our college admissions blog. We slammed it in newspapers and magazines. We slammed it on national television. We used … 

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The End of the SAT Adversity Score

As loyal readers of our college admissions blog know all too well, we’ve got a crystal ball at Ivy Coach. Its readings are highly accurate. Our crystal ball can predict if a student has no chance of admission to Harvard — even if the student’s mom and dad believe an … 

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On That SAT Adversity Index

In an editorial published this week in The Seattle Times, The Seattle Times editorial board came out in support of the SAT Adversity Index. The board argued that opposition to this index was predictable and then included paragraph after paragraph with evidence-based support of why the Academic Index is called … 

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