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How does the SAT’s new ‘adversity score’ actually work?

SAT SCORES WILL SOON MEASURE MORE than just a teenager’s math and verbal skills: the College Board, the nonprofit organization that oversees the admissions test, announced May 16 that it’s prepping the broad rollout of a new “adversity score” program intended to provide universities with

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