“In 2005, the SAT changed because the University of California system threatened to stop using it. In 2016, it’s changing because the ACT is threatening to make it irrelevant. You’ll hear a raft of other reasons from College Board, but all it takes is a quick look at the changes to see that the SAT is becoming more like that ACT. ”
Dan Edmonds at Forbes makes a concise and convincing case that taking the new SAT in March 2016 may be a bad idea.
More: 3 Reasons You Shouldn’t Take the New SAT, Forbes.com (4/20/15)