SAT Thesis Statement

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I. Introduction a. Audience Hook: How many high school students have gone through the stress, anxiety, and sleepless nights the SAT has brought into their lives? The preparation for the test can be grueling and the anticipation of the results can be agonizing. A high SAT score proves a student can do well on a test, but, as sociologist William Julius Wilson said, “the person who scored well on an SAT will not necessarily be the best doctor or the best lawyer or the best businessman. These tests do not measure character, leadership, creativity, perseverance” (Stoops, 2012). b. Thesis statement: Research suggests SAT scores should not be used as part of admissions to colleges because it is biased, it does not predict college success,…show more content…
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