January 20, 2009
‘Score Choice’: a Tempest in a Teapot?
In some circles, criticizing the College Board has become like sneezing—an automatic response that often proves contagious. The most recent fit of scorn started last summer, when the College Board announced that it would soon allow students to choose which of their SAT scores to report to colleges (admissions offices now receive the results of every SAT a student takes). College Board officials tout the option, called Score Choice, as a way to ease test takers’ anxiety. After all,