The College Board made its new app public—just in time for the PSAT! The coolest feature by far is something called Scan-and-Score.
Here’s how it works: from the app, you take a photo of your SAT/PSAT answer sheet. The answers are uploaded, checked, and a score report is generated. Boom! You’re done.
That’s how it works in theory, anyway. I tried to grade the official PSAT. I tried two different phones, on three different surfaces, with the lights on and off. Each time I got this:
Hopefully this gets resolved quickly. This is a really cool feature that empowers students and makes grading tests a snap, literally. Hard to give it a review until it’s working, though.