Tuesday, September 16, 2008

ACT gains on SAT, rival college entrance test

ACT gains on SAT, rival college entrance test by Gale Holland, Los Angeles Times

Thomas Chun took the SAT college entrance exam twice, scoring well within qualifying range for prestigious research universities, if hundreds of points short of a top mark.

Still, Chun believed that his score, 2,090 out of a possible 2,400, might not stand up against those of other whiz kids at his selective magnet school, Whitney High in Cerritos (Los Angeles County). So he took the other admissions test, the ACT. And to his happy surprise, he scored a perfect 36...

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