ERIC Number: EJ468291
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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College Entrance Examinations in the United States: A Brief History for College Admission Counselors.
Linn, Mott R.
Journal of College Admission, n140 p6-16 Sum 1993
Presents brief history, written for school counselors, on entrance examinations used in college and university admission procedures, noting use of such examinations as early as fourteenth century. Discusses College Entrance Examination Board, Scholastic Aptitude Test, multiple-choice versus essay tests, score distributions, American College Testing Program, interest inventories, and role of entrance examinations in the admissions process. (NB)
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Journal Articles
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: SAT (College Admission Test)