Major Changes To SAT Announced For 2016
College Board, the organization behind the test, announced major changes, including more relevant vocabulary and the end of the mandatory essay.By Steven Sparkman | March 5, 2014
Every year, more than a million and a half high school students get up early on a Saturday morning, grab a calculator and a No. 2 pencil, and head off to battle for their future.
"The SAT is the nation's most widely used college entrance exam."
Yes, the SAT, the nearly four-hour reading, writing and math test, is a staple of the college application process. (Via College Board)
But students set to take the SAT in 2016 or later will see a very different test.