Tag Archives: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Gaming the SAT

Headlines from several sources the other day announced that the folks who run the college SAT testing for high-schoolers were not only revising the tests significantly but even making the essay part optional. Well, I thought, this sounds like just … Continue reading

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Selling The Sizzle But Not The Steak

America’s lucrative education industry touts the meme that a college degree is necessary to success in life.  This notion is firmly embedded in our culture, in the minds of students and business leaders alike.  A typical article on this appeared … Continue reading

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