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Effectiveness of PSAT and SAT Booklets IV. Your College Board Scores: Scholastic Aptitude Test, Achievement Tests PSAT SAT

Author(s):
Halpern, Gerald; Sasajima, Masu
Publication Year:
1966
Report Number:
RB-66-29, RDR-65-66, No. 16
Source:
ETS Research Bulletin
Document Type:
Report
Page Count:
78
Subject/Key Words:
College Board, Achievement Tests, College Entrance Examinations, Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT), Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), Scores, Student Reaction, Study Guides, Test Wiseness

Abstract

A questionnaire was developed and administered to about 450 12th grade students as a means of evaluating the booklet, Your College Board Scores: Scholastic Aptitude Test, Achievement Tests. In general, the booklet was found to communicate effectively. Exceptions to this general statement were difficulties in locating appropriate tables and a superficial understanding of the meaning of test scores and percentiles. Comprehension of the booklet was moderately related to scholastic aptitude scores.

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