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Are summer SAT prep classes worth the investment?

by Adolfo Guzman-Lopez | Take Two

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Wonna Kim is director of Elite Educational Institute's LA branch. The company's $2300, 8-week SAT summer boot camp has grown in recent years. Adolfo Guzman-Lopez

More high school kids are spending their summers hunkering down to study for the SAT in the fall. The test plays a big part in helping them get to their dream college. 

As KPCC's Adolfo Guzman-Lopez found out, researchers say parents and students may not be getting much of a bang for their financial and time commitment buck.

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