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  •  The SATs are coachable. (0+ / 0-)

    I was once an SAT coach, I know this for a fact.

    However that doesn't seem to alter their predictive power. I suspect that the kid who is hard-core enough to go for the coaching (and complete the mindless exercises and learn the sneaky tricks involved) will have the drive to study harder in Freshman Calculus...

    •  Certainly they're coachable (0+ / 0-)

      Another reason why a low score is not diagnostic.

      My scores went up dramatically with multiple attempts.

      Fry, don't be a hero! It's not covered by our health plan!

      by elfling on Thu Sep 27, 2012 at 09:52:01 PM PDT

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