High-Stakes Testing

Each year, a million or so high school students pay $45 for the chance to prove themselves with the College Board's SAT. A good percentage of those students pay for the College Board's test prep courses as well. All that testing adds up.

The Art of SATergy

My son took the SSAT exam this past Saturday. And while I was sitting in the Choate athletic facility waiting for him to finish, I remembered that Avinash Dixit and Barry Nalebuff‘s new book, The Art of Strategy, has a great example concerning standardized testing. Game theory is so powerful it can help you figure […]