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  •  The objective SAT test scores of (0+ / 0-)

    students accepted to Harvard are quite often nearly perfect (1590 or better out of the maximum possible 1600).

    •  umm - you only consider critical reading and math? (1+ / 0-)
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      you don't consider the writing section objective, even though a chunk of it is analyzing existing writing for mistakes?

      Also, you are way off on scores of Harvard admittees.  Per this site (and with similar results reported elsewhere), the middle 50% of admittees are as follows:

      Critical Reading: 690 - 790
      Mathematics: 700 - 800
      Writing: 690 - 790

      "We didn't set out to save the world; we set out to wonder how other people are doing and to reflect on how our actions affect other people's hearts." - Pema Chodron

      by teacherken on Mon Mar 25, 2013 at 11:55:26 AM PDT

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    •  Um ... what has that got to do with the comment (0+ / 0-)

      to which you are replying?

      To put the torture behind us is, inevitably, to put it in front of us.

      by UntimelyRippd on Mon Mar 25, 2013 at 05:44:50 PM PDT

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