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Niu, Sunny X. – Research in Higher Education, 2015
Using the College Board SAT registration and questionnaire data of 2010 high school graduating seniors, we found clear patterns by race/ethnicity and parental education on two outcomes: out-of-state score-sending and out-of-state college attendance. White students had the highest rates and Hispanic students had the lowest rates, and there was a…
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, High School Seniors, Racial Differences, Ethnic Groups
Dorans, Neil J. – College Entrance Examination Board, 2002
The history of SAT® score scales is summarized, and the need for realigning SAT score scales is demonstrated. The process employed to produce the conversions that take scores from the original SAT scales to recentered scales in which reference group scores are centered near the midpoint of the score-reporting range is laid out. For the purposes of…
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, Scores, Scaling, Scoring
Young, John W. – College Entrance Examination Board, 2001
This research report is a review and analysis of all of the published studies during the past 25+ years (since 1974) in the area of differential validity/prediction and college admission testing. More specifically, this report includes 49 separate studies of differences in validity and/or prediction for different racial/ethnic groups and/or for…
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, Test Validity, Prediction, Educational Research