Myth: it’s harder to score well on the October SAT because the curve is higher

OK, we’re tackling an old wives’ tale today! The myth/story/constant refrain I hear from parents is that their son/daughter shouldn’t take the October SAT. The explanation goes that a lot of seniors take the test in October, and since the seniors are more experienced, they’ll do better, and thus they’ll make the curve steeper. When […]

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