Who Benefits From the New Summer SAT?

February 04, 2016 / by Angela Suh Um
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The revised date could help teenagers better prepare for the exam—but it could also exacerbate socioeconomic inequalities.

Last week, the College Board, which administers the SAT, quietly released the exam’s schedule for the next three years. It contained big news: For the first time since the mid ‘70s, students will have the option to take the test in the summer.


Angela Suh Um

Angela Suh Um, founder and Chief Consultant of Boston Academic Consulting Group, grew up in Los Angeles, California and graduated with honors from Harvard College, where she studied Government and East Asian Studies. She went on to Harvard's Kennedy School of Government, where she studied Public Policy. She loves working with young students and has also led seminars, training sessions, and workshops on academic planning, admissions strategies, and other topics in higher education.