SAT, ACT, MCAT, GRE, LSAT, EE, and other confusing acronyms that determine our future.

Foreword: In reflection of finals, the real world, grades, achievements and moving through life

The word assessments, its synonyms and examples often strike dread, nerves and other not so happy or bright thoughts. Yet it doesn’t occur to use to question the methods of assessments. “Why must we be given assessments?” “To assess your learning and understanding” Ah okay that makes sense. But then the next question we should ask is “How well do the assessments accurately reflect our learning?” And that is a question that can vary from person to person. Especially in today’s society we understand everyone if unique, and conforming standards can affect our personality and emotions.