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CNET News Video: Khan Academy to offer free SAT prep materials

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CNET News Video: Khan Academy to offer free SAT prep materials

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The College Board announces a revamped SAT and a partnership with Khan Academy. CNET's Sumi Das talks to founder Sal Khan about how the online learning site hopes to improve college opportunities for students, and its work with the White House.

It's. Still cause panic among high schoolers but the SET is getting a make over it is time. Which meant that the SAT and a CT. Have to -- far too disconnected. From the work. -- -- -- The new test rolls out -- -- -- sixteenth -- focus on practical knowledge such as more commonly used vocabulary. -- -- core math skills the College Board also announced an exclusive partnership with online learning site content academy. To offer free materials to help students prepare for the SAT. We're not in the game of hey you know when in -- -- because statistically you have a 5% chance -- of getting it right we're not into this this gamesmanship. I'll -- more and -- let's make sure you have really really solid fundamentals. For students studying for the current SET -- academy has launched videos that breakdown hundreds of an actual solutions from previous message -- the move -- can't academy in the territory of Princeton Review and Kaplan. Companies that offer test prep courses costing hundreds of dollars. It's also partnering with the White House to help increase college opportunities for lower income family -- A lot of -- system understand how to navigate the system published as a cost how to apply for financial aid. What essays to the -- of the university's looking for what scores matter how do you prepare for the standardized test Peter weighing use -- had a need to study for advanced placement exams while in high school. I can rely on kind of apparently sucks -- -- -- that traditional out -- academy really allows you kind of just do it on your own pace. -- house. -- is now a junior at Stanford University. Looking back he credits his academic success in part to -- academy. In Mountain View California I'm -- -- CNET for CBS news yeah.
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