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The SAT is Back on Top

Posted by Jed Applerouth, PhD on November 13, 2018 in Admissions, Featured, Jed Said, New SAT

Everyone loves a good comeback story. It wasn’t so long ago that the SAT was struggling to maintain market share as the ACT gobbled up dozens of statewide testing contracts and became the most popular college admissions test in the nation. In 2012 David Coleman entered the picture as the new president of the College Board who would right the ship, integrate the Common Core Standards and return the SAT to dominance. Six years later, having overhauled its flagship test, locked down new statewide contracts, and expanded into many new markets, the College Board is celebrating as the SAT has officially surpassed the ACT and returned to its former position of dominance.

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