According to the WSJ, many employers still want to see your old SAT scores, even if you’ve had a long track record in college and the workplace, and you’re currently in your 40s or 50s. (I always knew my inability to score in high school would come back to haunt me.) If I ran a human resources department today, I think I’d be less concerned with someone’s standardized test scores from high school and more interested how they did at Codeacademy.

+ The New Yorker’s Elizabeth Kolbert: When Mom Takes the SAT.