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US College Entrance Exam Revisions Could Hamper Foreign Studentsi
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Pamela Dockins
March 25, 2014 8:17 PM
The company that administers one of the two most widely-used U.S. college admissions tests recently announced its first major revisions to its test since 2005. The College Boards' changes to the SAT exam drop infrequently used vocabulary words and the mandatory essay, and add passages referencing U.S. historical documents. VOA's Pam Dockins takes a look at how foreign students applying to U.S. colleges could be affected.

US College Entrance Exam Revisions Could Hamper Foreign Students

Pamela Dockins

Published March 25, 2014

The company that administers one of the two most widely-used U.S. college admissions tests recently announced its first major revisions to its test since 2005. The College Boards' changes to the SAT exam drop infrequently used vocabulary words and the mandatory essay, and add passages referencing U.S. historical documents. VOA's Pam Dockins takes a look at how foreign students applying to U.S. colleges could be affected.


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