Maybe they should just call it the SIT. Because that's what students will do when the new SAT debuts in March: sit through a new grammar section, sit through a new write-your-own-essay section and sit through an already grueling test that's 25 percent longer. The college-entrance exam -- three hours and 45 minutes in all -- will test the patience of a generation hooked on videogames and instant messaging. The new SAT will require perseverance, and it will require thinking in full paragraphs.
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