Panel of Experts

Karl Schellscheidt

SAT Prep Expert

  • BSE, Princeton University '90
  • M.A., Secondary Education Seton Hall University '93
  • J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School '00

Fred Hargadon

Dean of Admission

  • Swarthmore College
    (1964-1969)
  • Stanford University
    (1969-1984)
  • Princeton University
    (1988-2003)

Don Betterton

Financial Aid Expert

  • Director of Financial Aid, Princeton University (1973-2006)
  • Certified College Planner
  • Principal, Betterton College Planning

Seamus Malin

Admission Expert

  • Harvard University
    Dir. of Financial Aid
    (1966-1977)
    Asst. Dean of Admission
    (1977-1987)
    International Office Director
    (1987-2002)

SAT as Predictor of College Success

Karl Schellscheidt

college admissions expert advice from eprep.comIn a recent article on newsweek.com, Po Bronson argues that the SAT is a valid predictor of college success.

“It turns out that an SAT score is a far better predictor than everyone has said. When properly accounting for the self-selection bias, SAT scores correlate with college GPA around 67%. In the social sciences, that’s considered a great predictor.”

For the full article, which I found very interesting, CLICK HERE.

College Board Salaries

ePrep

The top three earners at the “nonprofit” College Board are as follows:

- Its president, Gaston Caperton, last year earned a whopping $876,666 in total compensation (salary of $707,290; benefits/deferred comp of $41,376; and expense account/other allowances of $125,000)
- Vice President Herbert Elish earned $504,550 in total compensation last year
- Vice President Thomas Higgins earned $455,036 in total compensation last year

For more information, read the article that appeared in the OC Register.