The SAT College Board has added a new section to the standardized test called 'adversity.'
This section is scored based on the students socioeconomic rank , such as home life, neighborhood crime rates, poverty levels, housing, and other factors determine their disadvantage level.
If a student scores a 50 or above, it means they have had to deal with more obstacles in life in order to get an education. If a student scores a 50 or below, it means the student has used their advantage to the best of their ability.
Today on All Sides, how disadvantaged college students make the grade and manage higher education in light of the SAT use of so-called adversity scores.