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57% Of High Schoolers Unprepared For College

According to The College Board, only 43 percent of SAT takers in the high school class of 2013 received a 1550 or higher out of 2400 total points, the benchmark the organization uses to determine whether a student is “college-ready.” What do you think?

  • “I think the most logical solution is to make college easier.”

    Ruby McCann
    Plaster Model Maker
  • “But can they take down a bitter old dean?”

    Eric Sylbert
    Unemployed
  • “I wasn’t prepared for college, and look at me now: being asked a question.”

    Gregory Reitano
    Tap Dancer

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