SAT http://kuow.org en How SAT Changes Could Affect UW Admissions http://kuow.org/post/how-sat-changes-could-affect-uw-admissions <p>Steve Scher&nbsp;talks with Philip Ballinger, <span style="line-height: 1.5;">associate vice provost for the UW Enrollment&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">and Undergraduate Admissions, about the impending changes to the SAT college admission exam and what it means for prospective applicants.</span> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 22:06:45 +0000 Steve Scher & Christine Streich 30305 at http://kuow.org How SAT Changes Could Affect UW Admissions Optional Essay And Other Changes Coming To The SAT http://kuow.org/post/optional-essay-and-other-changes-coming-sat The essay is optional. Scores will return to 1,600. And there will be no penalties if you answer something incorrectly. Thu, 06 Mar 2014 17:38:29 +0000 Krishnadev Calamur 29970 at http://kuow.org Optional Essay And Other Changes Coming To The SAT Episode 35: Dance, Rap, Or Study? Three Teens' Answers To "What Are You Going To Do With Your Life?" http://kuow.org/post/episode-35-dance-rap-or-study-three-teens-answers-what-are-you-going-do-your-life <p></p><p>In this month’s <a href="http://kuow.org/programs/radioactive">RadioActive</a> podcast, hosts Bryce Ellis and Daniel Metz hear stories about high school students who aren’t "sluffin" when it comes to their futures (if you don’t know what "sluffin<em>"</em> means this show has got your definition).</p><p>One of the kids in these stories goes down the traditional four-year college route, while the others travel off the beaten path:</p><p> Fri, 28 Dec 2012 18:53:12 +0000 Daniel Metz & Bryce Ellis & RadioActive Youth Media 5744 at http://kuow.org Episode 35: Dance, Rap, Or Study? Three Teens' Answers To "What Are You Going To Do With Your Life?" Shake Off That SAT Stress http://kuow.org/post/shake-sat-stress <p><em><a href="http://kuow.org/radioactive">RadioActive </a>youth producer Evan Adams is a junior at Garfield High School in Seattle. He is stressing about taking the SAT because he wants to get into the college of his dreams, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. But MIT requires high SAT scores, and Evan struggles with tests. He shares his story.</em></p><p>Right now at school I get OK grades — I'm working to get all As. But I have pretty much failed every major test since the beginning of sixth grade despite the countless hours I have spent studying for the tests.</p> Tue, 18 Dec 2012 19:04:02 +0000 Evan Adams & RadioActive Youth Media 5188 at http://kuow.org Shake Off That SAT Stress