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When it comes to academic talent, abilities matter — but they need to be cultivated. A report in Psychological Science in the Public Interest offers some practical, empirically sound advice. ... More>
Every year, nervous high school juniors and seniors, clutching #2 pencils and armed with hours of test preparation, sit down and take the SAT. At their most basic, these tests focus on verbal, math, and writing ability, and performance on these tests has been linked to subsequent academic performance. As a result, college admissions teams use SAT scores along with other information, such as high school grades, in choosing their incoming freshman classes. ... More>