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Why are people so upset with the June 2018 SAT?

I have been contacted my multiple clients regarding the June 2, 2018 SAT test. Why are they upset, and what happened? Students and parents all over the country feel gypped, or cheated by this SAT test, because they got relatively few questions incorrect, yet received a score that seems low. How can this be? The College Board tries to score the SAT so that a student will get a similar score regardless of which SAT date he or she chose. They do this by scaling or "equating" the scores. For example, if a student scored in the 90th percentile in any test, they would receive a score of 1340. That is true if this was a "hard" SAT and he or she got 20 questions incorrect, or if it was an "easy" ver