Employers Want Your SAT Scores


 testTalk about never escaping your past. It turns out that years of hard work, a good college GPA, and internships may be moot if you did not ace the math section.

A report by The Wall Street Journal found that major companies, from Goldman Sachs to Boston Consulting Group, still use SAT scores to gauge the quality of various applicants.

However, while companies may find there is a need to use the scores to whittle down potential employees, there is little proof that high SAT scores translate to a good worker, and the College Board says the test is mainly designed in order to ascertain the first-year college aptitude of a student. Read more at The Wall Street Journal.

{Andy Heller-Matzav.com Newscenter}


  1. This is a gust of regulatory clam chowder. There is no major need to check the mind of an 18 year old when you are really after his or her final outcome from education. It might be interesting only for an interesting rehashment of the shaping of happy futures to discuss such an item in the lecture at the interview if you so choose to be so interested. I see no problem in asking and perhaps you can whittle down a few candidates based on who was really prepared for college. But after all, aren’t we after the true ones who were in good measure in their final years of education. Silly idea, but it might be fun.