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|Kaplan Survey: Students React to the New SAT®: The biggest changes in the history of the SAT arrived March 5, 2016. The content, the scoring, the length, the calculator policy have all changed. Kaplan Test Prep is out with one of the first surveys on what students think about it all. In short: They found the questions straightforward, but the overall experience itself tiring. Test takers also noticed strong interest in taking the ACT®, the other college admissions exam.|
|Most Colleges Won’t Require the New SAT’sⓇ Optional Essay, but Many Top Colleges Will: Kaplan Test Prep’s 2015 survey of college admissions officers finds that only 13% will require applicants submit the new SAT’s optional essay section. Notably, however, schools that fall in that category include the nation’s most competitive.|
|Kaplan’s Metis Acquires Explore Data Science from Booz Allen Hamilton: Data science training provider Metis has acquired Booz Allen Hamilton’s Explore Data Science program, a leading online resource designed to introduce common data science theories and techniques to individuals looking to learn more about the world of data science.