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College Board CEO says SAT adversity score measures "what you've overcome"

CBS News Friday, 17 May 2019
The College Board will start assigning an "adversity score" to all students taking the SAT to capture their social and economic background. It's meant to help admissions officers account for any disadvantages stemming from those factors. College Board CEO David Coleman joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the organization's new approach and its response to the massive college admissions scandal.
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The nonprofit group that administers the SAT will assign an adversity score to each student who takes the test to reflect their social and economic backgrounds, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal . The number will be calculated using 15 factors, the Journal reported, including the...

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