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Ahead of Saturday’s rollout of the new SAT, two exam-prep tutors weigh in with their concerns.

Last month The College Board, the nonprofit that writes and publishes the SAT, announced that the high-stakes college entrance exam will be changing. On Wednesday, it's showing the public exactly what the redesigned test will look like and now the test-prep industry is bracing for the changes.

For decades, people who could afford certain advantages - like taking expensive SAT prep courses - have enjoyed a leg up in the college acceptance game. The hopes to change that.

Nonprofit education leaders in Boston say changes to the SAT should help make the college entrance exams more accessible for low-income students.

Updated November 4, 2015

The SAT redesign announced in 2014 had us here at On Campus wondering about the "test optional" and "test flexible" trend  emerging in higher education. More schools are dropping tests like the SAT and ACT as an application requirement, relying instead on GPA. Just how widespread is this trend? According to Fairtest.org, a standardized testing watchdog, more than 800 universities or colleges no longer require either test. 

Fewer than half of those students who took the SATs in the class of 2013 are prepared for college-level work, a new report shows.

The College Board, which manages the college entrance exam, says only 43 percent of those who took the test received a total score of 1550 or higher out of 2400.

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