Elaine Korry, NPR
Bill Ames, a former high school teacher, founded the Ames Seminars to help students prepare for the SAT. He says they're right to be nervous about the new test; it's almost twice as long, and, for many kids, more difficult.
On Saturday, more than 300,000 teenagers will sit down to take the new SAT test — longer and more difficult than its predecessors, and for the first including a mandatory essay. The changes are making students more anxious than ever, and creating a boom for the test-preparation business.